Browsing All posts tagged under »Abraham Lincoln«

Lawsuits and Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

September 26, 2018


The mantra often found in these pages is “Mediate Don’t Litigate”. But aren’t there times where a lawsuit is necessary and even a positive step. Undoubtedly this is true. But perhaps President Lincoln, a former trial lawyer, said it best “A good settlement is better than a good lawsuit.” And again, mediate don’t litigate. Advertisements

Two Parties, Two Sides/ Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 13, 2018


In a post dated August 12, 2018, Professor Max H. Bazerman, of the Harvard Business School, discussed negotiation theory. What is it that many people in a negotiation forget to note? “Many people neglect to think about the other side’s point of view.” Think …”about the world from the other side’s perspective.” Each party believes […]