Emily Leiderman

Emily F. Epstein specializes in teaching negotiation, facilitation, mediation, and communication skills. She is currently adjunct faculty at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. In the past, she has served as associate faculty at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation and adjunct faculty at the Georgetown University Law Center. She is also the owner of Oakbay Consulting, a company that teaches negotiation and communication skills to corporations and non-profits worldwide.

For over a decade, Ms. Epstein has taught conflict management skills to professionals in a wide range of public and private sectors, including law, education, financial services, insurance, health services, construction, real estate, and scientific research. She has delivered hundreds of trainings throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas. Representative clients include Deutsche Bank, Nokia, Aspen Insurance, Child Soldiers International, the Swiss Consulate, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center, and Harvard Law School. Emily Epstein’s speaking engagements include the Association of Legal Administrators, New England Women in Real Estate, Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, KNBR Radio, and dozens of law firms.

Ms. Epstein earned her B.A. from Connecticut College, where she was a Lawrence Scholar and received honors for her thesis on negotiation. She earned her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was honored for her work teaching legal research and writing.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Connecticut College