Michael G. Wolfson

ADR Training
Mediation training at Harvard Program of Instruction for Lawyers, New York City Bar Association, SDNY and, NYC Housing Court. Advanced mediation training at Center for Mediation in Law. Refresher training at SDNY.

Professional Training
MIT, 1956-58; University of Chicago, 1958-60, BA 1961; University of Chicago (Graduate Political Science, Woodrow Wilson Fellow), 1960-1; University of Chicago Law School, 1961-4, JD 1964; University of Chicago Law School (Ford FOundation Fellow in Intern

Professional Experience
Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, 1965-71; Associate, Brown, Wood, Fuller, Caldwell & Ivey, 1971-3; Partner, Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood LLP (and predecessors) 1974-2002; Senior Counsel, Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood LLP, 2003-. Securities law, partnership law, leasing, secured finance, corporate finance, corporations; contract interpretation, opinion practice, Islamic finance, business counseling.

ADR Experience
Service as mediator for SDNY (including on 1983 panel), EDNY (including on Super Storm Sandy panel), and Commercial Division of NY Supreme Court.

Other Information
Devotes considerable time to opinion practice; some expertise in Islamic Finance.