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  1. Health Care: 40%
    28 years
  2. Mediation: 25%
    11 years
  3. Business: 20%
    38 years
  4. Life Sciences: 15%
    30 years



Hourly ($300/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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62 Trumbull St
New Haven, CT, 06510


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Presidential AwardAssociation for Conflict Resolution2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberW. D. Stempel LLC2007 - Present
PrincipalWilliam D. Stempel Law and Mediation Offices2005 - 2007
Vice President and General CounselGeron Corporation2001 - 2004
General CounselUCSF Stanford Health Care1998 - 2000
Deputy General CounselYale University1987 - 1998
Associate General CounselYale University1982 - 1987
Assistant General CounselYale University1981 - 1982
AssociateDebevoise & Plimpton1978 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar AssociationExecutive Committee, ADR Section2014 - Present
Association for Conflict ResolutionCo-Editor, ACResolution Magazine2011 - Present
Community Mediation, Inc.President2011 - Present
Community Mediation, Inc.Board Member2008 - Present
Association for Conflict ResolutionCo-chair, Healthcare Section2009 - 2011
Association of Corporate Counsel (San Francisco Bay Area chapter)Co-chair, Life Sciences Committee2005 - 2007
Journal of College and University LawEditorial Board Chair1996 - 1998
National Association of College and University AttorneysPublications Committee Chair1996 - 1998
National Association of College and University AttorneysBoard of Directors1994 - 1997
New York City Bar AssociationCommittee on Patents1990 - 1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975