Laura Engelhardt founded Neutrality Now in 2017 to help people resolve their disputes. She mediates and arbitrates online, as well as in person in NY & NJ. It can be very difficult to have a productive conversation with someone you disagree with - especially when the stakes are high. Laura can help.
The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony: Commentary on a Talk by George Fisher and Barbara Tversky, Stanford Journal of Legal Studies 1, No. 1 (Dec. 1999)
Stop Preaching to the Choir and Become the Devil's Advocate, Ted-x (Feb. 2018)
Songs of the Suffragists: Lyrics of American Feminism from 1850 to 2020 Documentary (Aug. 2020)
Laura is analytical, fair and open-minded. Parties value her ability to understand all the facts, ask good questions and manage pre-hearing processes with efficiency. Fellow panelists welcome her insight and thoughtfulness during deliberations.
Laura listens to what you say and what you aren't saying. Disputants value her ability to understand and reframe their statements in a way that makes them heard by their opponent. She has great success allowing the parties to develop their own solutions by creating the right environment and framework for them to find common ground.
Laura has extensive experience designing and delivering customized training programs. At Goldman Sachs, she routinely ranked at the top of student surveys for compliance trainings. Conflict occurs in every organization, and teaching your employees how to better manage it will result in greater workplace harmony. Laura can design a program for you that will yield lasting benefits. She meets students at their level and is able to ensure that students not only learn, but have fun in the process.