Hal Abramson is a full-time faculty member at Touro Law Center, New York, where he teaches, trains, and writes on how attorneys can effectively represent clients in domestic and international mediations. He is an experienced domestic and international commercial mediator and has taught or trained throughout the United States as well as in China, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, India, Israel, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, and Turkey. He served as Chair of the ABA Committee that drafted its mediation representation competition rules and assisted the ICC in Paris in launching its international mediation representation competition. He currently serves as co-chair of the IMI Task Force in The Hague that is designing an Inter-Cultural Mediator Certification Program. Abramson’s publications include two books, Mediation Representation-Advocating as a Problem-Solver in Any Country or Culture (NITA-2010, Oxford-2011, and Recipient of CPR 2004 Book Award) and International Conflict Resolution-ADR Consensual Processes (Co-Authored).