Thomas P. Valenti

ADR Specialist, USA
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Profession

Admitted to the Bar 1977, Arbitrator since 1990, Mediator since 2000

Employment

Thomas P. Valenti, P.C., Attorneys at Law 350 W. Hubbard Street, Suite 630 Chicago, Illinois 60654

Experience

• Preparation and trial of personal injury, property damage, and commercial/business dispute cases • Cases included automobile accidents, products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, fire damage, con-struction accidents and contract cases • Have served as a mediator in medical malpractice, personal injury and other cases at the request of members of the bar

Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience/Qualifications

• Private Mediation and Arbitration Practice • Mediator with the Medical Malpractice Mediation Program at Rush University Medical Center/Chicago • Circuit Court of Cook County approved Mediator • Circuit Court of Cook County Commercial Calendar Arbitrator • American Arbitration Association – Neutral • National Arbitration Forum, Neutral Arbitrator and Mediator • Center for Resolution, LLC – Neutral Arbitrator and Mediator • American Board of Neutrals (ABNA) – Neutral • Chartered Institute of Arbitration – Associate Member (ACIArb) • FINRA – Arbitrator on Public Panel • Mediator with the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAMCCBC”)

Alternative Dispute Resolution Training

• Mediation Certification (40 hours) The Institute for Conflict Management, LLC, Santa Monica, CA • Conflict Transformation Skills Training, focusing on Systems Dynamics, 2012 • ABA 40 Hour International Family Mediation Training including Hague Convention Child Abduction cases November 11-15, 2013 • From Checkpoints to High Politics, United States Institute of Peace, May 10-13, 2010 • Eldercare/Adult Guardianship Mediation , December 1-2 , 2009

Professional Associations

• American Bar Association – Member – Section on International Law –

— Vice -Chair, Lawyers Abroad Committee

— International Mediation Committee

— Pro-Bono Committee • American Arbitration Association

• Illinois State Bar Association • Chicago Bar Association – Member – Dispute Resolution Committee

• Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)

• Indian Bar Association- Member – Executive Committee – ADR Section

• Member, International Bar Association – Member – Mediation Committee

• Sole Practitioner Member, Arbitration and ADR, North America ICC International Court of Arbitration

• Member, Advisory Board – AMATI – Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors (UK)

• Center for Conflict Resolution • Association for Conflict Resolution – National and Chicago (ACR)

• Mediation Now

• Mediators Beyond Borders – Founding Member

• Mediate.com

• Lawrator, Bengaluru, India – Trainer

• FINRA- Public Panel Chairperson/Arbitrator

• Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM) Mediator Panel ( International)

• Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM) Arbitrator Panel ( International)

• Advanced Facilitator, Soliya

• Advisory Board – Indian Journal of Indian Law & International Relations

• Advisory Board – Legge Rythmms, legal website – Indore, India

• Advisory Board – ADR Board, National Law School of India, Bangalore

• Executive Board – The Journal of Sports Law, Policy and Governance, ILSA and National Law University, Assam, India

• International Advisory Board – Journal of Indian Law and International Relations (JILR)

• Mediator with the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”)