David Mendelsohn

Founder and Principal

David Mendelsohn is a dispute resolution consultant. He has mediated over 250 disputes, including resolution of corporate, environmental, family business, estate, and health care issues. Mr. Mendelsohn's clients range from corporations and government agencies to private universities and public schools. He has been accepted on the National Roster of U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, an independent federal agency.

Mr. Mendelsohn's education includes an M.B.A. from Boston University and an A.B. from Harvard University. He received a Certificate in Public and Not-for-Profit Management and a Certificate in Health Care Negotiation & Conflict Resolution, both from Boston University. In addition, his training includes Negotiation & Dispute Resolution from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Mediation Trainers Training from the Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs, and Divorce Mediation Training. He provides pro bono work through the Harvard Mediation Program and served as Treasurer of the New England Chapter of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution.

  • A senior-level professional offering 20 plus years of leadership and performance in the areas of project management, mediation and dispute resolution, business development, training, and staff management.
  • Proven strengths directing up to 37 professional and non-professional staff, acting as a liaison with diverse groups (e.g., corporate, government, community, labor, and consumer), and mediating agreements on highly complex, volatile, and crisis issues.
  • Excellent public affairs and press relations experience; can define action plans, author procedures and manuals, and build teams to meet or surpass challenging job expectations.  Communicating in both public meetings and in writing, highly technical information to non-technical audiences of public officials and citizens.
  • Respond to Congressional and citizen inquiries in a timely manner.

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"When the only tool you have is a hammer,
every problem looks like a nail."

- Abraham Maslow