Bridgesmith has worked with Fortune 50 clients, non-profits and small community organizations and churches. His practice focuses on assisting organizations and their leaders achieve conflict competence through assessment, system design, facilitation and training. He is listed annually in notable attorney rating publications such as Chambers USA, Americas Leading Lawyers for Business and Woodward White Inc.s, Americas Leading Lawyers. In 2010, Larry was named to LawDragons, the top 3000 lawyers in America as chosen by clients & peers.
Larry Bridgesmith, J.D. was the founding Executive Director and Associate Professor at the Institute for Conflict Management at Lipscomb University. He teaches Negotiation and Mediation at Vanderbilt Law School and the Nashville School of Law. He is the President of Creative Collaborations, LLC. In these roles, Bridgesmith brings over 30 years of experience in dispute resolution and innovative workplace strategies to clients, students and business entities alike. Bridgesmith integrates the practical, legal and academic "best practices" in dispute resolution strategies in service to his client relationships.
B.A. Oakland University, Rochester, MI; J.D. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Certificates in Dispute Resolution, Straus Institute, Malibu, CA; Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Ethics, Alden March Bioethic Institute, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
$500 per hour, $5000 per day, negotiable
Mediation, Arbitration, Facilitation, System Design, Assessment, Training