AcumenADR is home to experienced arbitrators and mediators Noah Hanft and Richard Ziegler. As former general counsels of global companies, they each bring deep commercial understanding to business disputes and a track record of successful resolutions and solutions.

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Noah J. Hanft

Noah is a former General Counsel of MasterCard Worldwide, and more recently was Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (“CPR”) in New York.

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Richard F. Ziegler

Richard is a former General Counsel of the 3M Company, and more recently was Co-Chair of the International Arbitration Practice at Jenner & Block in New York.

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Richard and Noah’s experience as senior executives, in-house counsel and outside counsel provides them the requisite skill set, insight and perspective to manage complex arbitration proceedings and mediate disputes effectively. Each is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution.

And Noah and Richard share at least one other attribute: they don't take themselves nearly as seriously as they take the matters entrusted to them.