Achieving the Goals of Arbitration:Working with the Administrator, the Arbitrator, and your Opponent

When:  Feb 6, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)

Achieving the Goals of Arbitration - Working with the Administrator, the Arbitrator, and your Opponent (Webinar)

Co-sponsored with the Business Law and Litigation Sections of the State Bar of Michigan and the Detroit Bar Association ADR Section

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Noon to 1:00 p.m.

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Cost: $10 ADR & Co-Sponsoring section members; $40- All other registrants

Ms. Gitman is unable to participate and AAA Vice President Iman Hyder-Eliz has graciously agreed to step in. And, we are fortunate that Larry Saylor, the co-chair of the ADR Section Skills Action Team, will join the presentation panel.


Iman Hyder-Eliz is the Regional Vice President for the Construction Division covering the Southeast and Midwest regions. She joined the American Arbitration Association in 2017 as a Director of ADR Services for the AAA’s Commercial Division and joined the Construction Division in 2023 as a Vice President. Iman is primarily responsible for administering Large Complex Cases, Panel Recruitment, Outreach and Education Initiatives both internally and externally at the AAA. Prior to joining the AAA she spent three years as a Family Law mediator and one year mediating Real Estate issues. Iman is a native of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Education: Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from Southern Methodist University; BA in Political Science (Political Theory) from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Larry J. Saylor, senior counsel in Miller Canfield’s Detroit office, is a neutral on the American Arbitration Association’s commercial, large complex case and appellate panels, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has more than 40 years' experience litigating complex business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country, and in domestic and international arbitration.  Larry currently serves on the executive committee of the ADR Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and formerly served as an adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, as chair of the Antitrust, Franchising and Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar, and on the Council of the Appellate Practice Section. He received his JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, and clerked for Hon. George E. MacKinnon on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. 


Michael S. Leib is a mediator and arbitrator with Leib ADR LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and specializes in the mediation and arbitration of complex business disputes including bankruptcy disputes, real estate disputes, professional liability disputes, employment disputes, and participated on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Council of the State Bar of Michigan, as well as on the Debtor Creditor Committee of the Business Law Section. Mr. Leib is the chair of the State Bar of Michigan Professionalism & Civility Committee, on the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association and member of PREMi, an organization of attorney dispute resolution experts who have numerous years of experience in both conflict resolution processes and subject matter knowledge in many industries and disciplines. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and and is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He received his B.A. from Kalamazoo College, his M.M. from the University of Montana, and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

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Mary Anne Parks
(248) 895-6400