Arthur Pearlstein is Director of Arbitration at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). He has previously served FMCS as a mediator, as general counsel of the Agency, and as head of the ADR and International Program. In addition, he has worked extensively in the area of dispute systems design in the workplace.

Arthur has substantial experience in arbitration, mediation, and negotiation, as a lawyer, manager, professor, and trainer. He was inaugural director of the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law at Creighton University in Omaha. He has authored or co-authored book chapters and articles on arbitration, workplace dispute resolution, dispute systems design, ADR, and human resources, and spoken widely on these and other topics.

Arthur received his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School, holds a master’s in dispute resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University in California, and a B.A. from Haverford College in Pennsylvania.