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Jason C. Meek, M.CIArb, is the founder and managing director of iDeal Counsel, APLC, which offers expert mediation and facilitation services designed specifically to guide stakeholders through complex deal negotiations and cross-sector change initiatives. Previously, he represented clients in private practice for thirteen years with lead responsibility for structuring, negotiating, and closing mergers and acquisitions involving intellectual property, domestic and cross border joint ventures and strategic alliances, and domestic and offshore equity and debt financings, including capital restructurings and reorganizations. He also served as "outside" general counsel for emerging businesses in various sectors, including software, technology, and wine. 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.
Mr. Meek has substantial expertise in the arbitration and mediation of commercial disputes, having earned a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, granted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London; received certifications in mediation and deal design and implementation from Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiation; completed coursework in design of dispute resolution systems at Pepperdine University School of Law; and trained in advanced mediation at The Center for Mediation in Law. He recently served as a judge and mediator at the Fifth Annual International Mediation Competition held at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France.
Mr. Meek also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at University of California Hastings College of the Law, where he teaches introductory and advanced courses on negotiation and deal-making. A member of the Neuroleadership Institute and the Society for Organizational Learning, he is currently pursuing a Certificate in Interpersonal Neurobiology from the Mindsight Institute. He regularly presents on the use of tailored contemplative practices to enhance how leaders and organizations problem solve, build consensus, foster creativity, and hard-wire positive change.
Mr. Meek is also the founder and CEO of The iDeal World, which offers strategic systems consulting and integral leadership training and coaching to create the possibility of transformative change for leaders, organizations, and their relationships.
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