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Amy Lieberman

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21090 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Fax: 480-246-3250


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Insight Employment Mediation is a full-service workplace conflict consulting firm, providing mediation of legal cases, claims and charges, as well as non-legal employment and interpersonal conflict. We also provide arbitration services, neutral investigation services, and training in conflict resolution, mediation skills, and related areas. Amy Lieberman, Esq. founder, is a nationally-known experienced mediator. For over 10 years, Ms. Lieberman has been recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America", "Arizona's Finest Lawyers" and "Southwest Super-Lawyers" in ADR. She has resolved over 1200 cases. Amy mediates executive conflict, EEOC charges, claims brought pursuant to company ADR programs, business disputes, individual cases and class actions. Ms. Lieberman is the author of the acclaimed book, "Mediation Success: Get it Out, Get it Over, Get Back to Business," and of many key articles on mediation which have been published nationwide. She is a highly sought-after public speaker in the field of ADR.

Professional Background

Ms. Lieberman is an experienced employment mediator and arbitrator, and has helped parties settle hundreds of cases. She is an attorney, with a degree in psychology, and extensive training in negotiation, mediation and arbitration. She is the past Chair of the Arizona State Bar ADR Section and the American Arbitration Association's Employment Advisory Committee in Arizona, an ACR Advanced Practioner in Workplace Mediation, a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, and a member of the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. Ms. Lieberman teaches attorneys, human resource professionals and managers how to resolve conflict using mediation skills, and is repeatedly recognized by her peers as among the "Best Lawyers in America" and "Southwest SuperLawyers" in ADR.


Since 2001, Ms. Lieberman has helped parties settle hundreds of cases involving Title VII claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, pregnancy discrimination and other employment claims. She has mediated individual claims, multi-party disputes, collective and class actions, and business disputes between executives, in the private and public sectors. She has been a contract mediator for the EEOC since 2002, mediating cases in Arizona and now throughout the southwest. FINRA mediator, AAA Arbitrator and Mediator. She also works with executives in conflict and assists companies in resolving workplace conflict between key employees.


J.D. University of Arizona, 1984, summa cum laude B.A. University of Denver, 1981, summa cum laude


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
9/2001    Cornell/Alliance for Dispute Resolution    Employment Mediation Training - 40 hours
2002    Jim Melamed    Advanced Mediation Training - 16 hours
2008    American College of Civil Trial Mediators    Advanced Mediation Training - 24 hours
various    State Bar of AZ and others    too numerous to mention - over 300 hours


Facilitative and evaluative, as called for by the type of case and the needs and interests of the parties.


Fees vary depending upon the type of matter.

Other Information

Ms. Lieberman has taught 40-hour mediation training courses and frequently speaks to human resource, legal and business groups on mediation and related topics. In addition to Best Lawyers in Phoenix and Southwest Superlawyers, Amy has been recognized in Ranking Arizona's Top Lawyers and Top Lawyers in Phoenix in ADR.

Introduction to Insight Mediation

How Mediation is an Effective Way to End Workplace Wars
View this interview with Amy Lieberman
by Scott Drake on the Legal Broadcast Network

Mediation Success, Featuring Author Amy Lieberman from Sequence Media on Vimeo.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA (30 arbitrated)
  • Business (5 arbitrated)
  • Civil (general) (40 arbitrated)
  • Commercial (5 arbitrated)
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts (10 arbitrated)
  • EEOC (15 arbitrated)
  • Employment (20 arbitrated)
  • General (150 arbitrated)
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property (2 arbitrated)
  • Labor - Management (5 arbitrated)
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Securities (3 arbitrated)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Ombud
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator


Mark Ogden Littler Mendelson David Gomez Gomez and Petitti Joe Clees Ogletree Deakins Michael Petitti Gomez and Petitti Yvonne Gloria Johnson EEOC ADR Coordinator James Armstrong The Armstrong Firm James Burr Shields Law Offices of James Burr Shields

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.


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