Paul M. Lurie in his 50 years of practice has been business and legal counsel for major owners, developers, and design and construction firms. His experience includes providing counsel and advocacy for contract negotiation and dispute avoidance and resolution. Paul consistently has the highest ratings from all the major legal peer review services.
Paul’s ability to get deals done and disputes resolved stems from his broad knowledge, of the law and business practices of real estate, design, environmental and construction industries.
Paul is an active arbitrator and mediator of the large complex panels of the American Arbitration Association and is a member of its Master Mediation Panel. He is also a member of the CPR neutral panels. He has a particular focus to reduce the time and expenses of using arbitration and mediation. Since its founding 20 years ago his 700-member Mediate and Arbitrate Listserv is a premier educational resource following legal developments in arbitration and mediation and was the basis for the AAA President’s Award. He is a leader of the worldwide Guided Choice Dispute Resolution Interest group that is improving the mediation process to reduce the time and expense of resolving business disputes.
Paul M. Lurie is retired from Schiff Hardin.