Alumni Service Award

Les ShiefelbeinLester W. Schiefelbein, Jr., JD, LLM
CEO and Founder | Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution
CEO | Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center

Les Schiefelbein serves as an independent commercial arbitrator and mediator in domestic and international disputes. Schiefelbein founded Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution to bring his more than 30 years of industry and government experience, as vice president and deputy general counsel at Lockheed Martin and as an Air Force Judge Advocate Reserve (Colonel), in resolving international and domestic legal and business matters to the practice of dispute resolution. He has handled over 300 cases in the course of his career, and has gained particular expertise as a sole or panelist arbitrator in commercial and government contracts, including emergency arbitrations, aerospace, aviation, satellites, cybersecurity, national security, information technology, trade secrets, intellectual property, software licensing, cannabis, force majeure, business disruption, insurance, energy and construction. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, a Master of Laws in Contracts from the George Washington University Law School, he is a graduate of the Advanced Executive Program at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and in 2019 completed the London School of Economics and Political Science executive course on Business, International Relations and the Political Economy. In 2018, Schiefelbein provided an endowment to ASU Law to establish the Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Program. The program hosts an annual global dispute resolution conference and provides scholarships for ASU Law students to gain knowledge, experience and the necessary professional contacts to prepare them for careers in the global dispute resolution community.

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