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Jason Meek

Title: Faculty   -   Lecturer
Email Address: jason.meek@theidealworld.com

Jason C. Meek, F.CIArb., is founder/CEO of The iDeal World, offering expert mediation, facilitation, and collaborative problem solving processes to guide stakeholders through complex negotiations, multi-sector partnerships, peace building, and change initiatives. He has served as Mediator to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and completed specialized training in conflict analysis, dialogue facilitation, human rights, and peace building at Swisspeace and the Folke Bernadotte Academy, Swedish Agency for Peace, Security and Development.  Jason earned a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and received certifications in mediation from Harvard Law School and The Center for Mediation in Law.

Previously, Mr. Meek served as outside general counsel for emerging technology businesses in Silicon Valley at iDeal Counsel APLC, and for more than eight years, he represented clients in private practice at global law firms in corporate finance, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. He received his law degree with honors from the University of Florida, where he was associate editor of Florida Law Review, and his bachelor’s degree with Pi Sigma Alpha honors from Colgate University.

A scholar practitioner, Mr. Meek teaches as adjunct professor at Berkeley Law and UC Hastings Law, presents at various academic and professional venues, and trains students, professionals, and organizations around the world in negotiation, conflict transformation, adaptive leadership, and collaborative learning processes.

Mr. Meek is also co-founder of The Lawyers Leadership Initiative, a new global community dedicated to empowering the next generation of lawyers to drive positive and transformative change in and through the practice of law for a thriving profession and a more promising world. Visit www.renewlaw.org.

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