“Wow. I walked into our session thinking there was no chance of resolution, but your rare combination of wit, wisdom, patience and persistence got the (tough) job done. My client and  I will be back.”- K.D.

“Russ, I would like to thank you for serving as a mediator in the above-referenced case. We appreciate your tireless efforts and superb personal approach to the individuals involved.  Your ability to connect with everyone present and moving the negotiations forward in a methodical, logical and non-confrontational fashion greatly facilitated in the successful  resolution of this case. Thank you also for your lighthearted humor!-S.W.

“Russ, thank you so much for all of your efforts to resolve this case…You managed to do what two other mediators could not, and did it under enormous time constraints.”-M.B.

“Russ, it was my pleasure meeting you and working with you. You have a well-earned reputation for excellence and fairness. Thank you for helping the parties reach settlement.”-M.S.

“Just wanted to let you know that we got the deal confirmed and trial date vacated… I candidly did not think it could be done, but you really did a tenacious job of not letting it slip away. My clients are happy to not have to go through the trial process and feel that they were treated fairly.”-R.D.

“I don’t recall if I mentioned to you that I hate mediations and I usually try to avoid them as they have often been a waste of time in my cases. Also, the mediators I like are less than a  handful. You are now on that very short list. I really appreciate the way you handled the mediation…I thank you for your help on this case and look forward to working with you again.”-  N.E.

“Russ, I do not know how to thank you enough for your incredible effort yesterday…You are exceptional in handling difficult and complicated cases. Your intellect and quick study and  understanding of the issues makes all the difference in the world in these cases.”-A.L.

“Russ, thank you for sticking with this one and helping all of us get it settled…thank you for another great job.”-E.H.

“Thanks for your efforts Russ. You are a miracle worker!”-B.C.

“Russ, thanks for working ‘overtime’ to get this case resolved. [My client] was really relieved.”-L.S.

“Russ, you did a great job resolving a case that I thought had little chance of settling.”-S.G.

“Russ, thanks for a wonderful job on this case. It was difficult, to be sure, and you were tremendous at getting all of the parties in just the right position.”-R.H.

“Thank you again for your patience in this one. It meant a lot to my clients that you were invested in their claims.” – J.Y.

“Thank you very much for your efforts in getting this case settled. You did a great job and I really appreciate your help.” – G.K.

“You are an excellent and intelligent mediator who works VERY hard.” – S.L.

“Russ, thank you once again for all your hard work and staying the course until we got it settled!” – J.G.

“Thank you so much for all your efforts to resolve the … cases. Both my clients and I truly appreciate it!” – M.B.

“I have so much respect for your litigation skills, but more for your ability to find consensus and the ‘end game’ in a calm and professional manner.” – M.M.

“Russ, thank you for the excellent job you did in getting us a settlement in the … case.” – A.A.

“Thank you for all of your hard work to help us resolve the case. I enjoyed working with you.” – J.Z.

“Thanks again for your efforts. You have gone above and beyond.” – R.H.

“It was a pleasure working with you. You did a fantastic job with a very difficult claimant.” – D.H.