Stuart M. Widman

Position:  Attorney, Partner, Miller Shakman & Beem, LLP.  Chicago, IL, USA
Education:  J.D. Northwestern University School of Law; B.S. Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania
ADR Experience: Selected as ADR "Superlawyer" by Leading Lawyers Network, 2005; Selected as Leading Illinois Attorney in ADR, Commercial Law by American Research Corporation, 1997; Arbitrator for American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator and Mediator for CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution; National Association of Securities Dealers, National Arbitration Forum, New York Stock Exchange, National Futures Association, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Cook County Circuit Court mandatory Arbitration; Mediator for American Arbitration Association, United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois, United States Bankruptcy Court for Northern District of Illinois, National Association of Securities Dealers, Circuit Court of Cook County, and Center for Conflict Resolution
Teaching Experience: Faculty Member, DePaul University College of Law, 2003; Faculty Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy Program, Northwestern University School of Law; Lecturer in Law, Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria, Nigeria); Mediator Training, Circuit Court of Cook County, Center for Conflict Resolution; Arbitrator Training, American Arbitration Association, Circuit Court of Cook County; Diplomat, Court Practice Institute
Lectures: Lecturer on various ADR topics.
Publications: Author of many publications and articles on ADR, including "A Concise Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Illinois".
Areas of Expertise: Arbitration, mediation, ethics, commercial, construction, employment, trade secrets, commercial code, insurance, partnerships, corporate law, contracts, securities, bankruptcy, real estate, environmental, utilities, computer and e-commerce, licenses, and telecommunications.