Arbitration Conversation No. 71: Ashley Rafael, General Counsel, Midway Moving & Storage, Inc.

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Ashley Rafael, General Counsel, Midway Moving & Storage, Inc. Ashley is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, serving on its Commercial, UM/UI, and Consumer Panels.

Ashley is also an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Illinois at Chicago Law School teaching Arbitration Advocacy and coaching students for arbitration/trial teams for national competition. She is a chair arbitrator for Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program and the Commercial Calendar Mandatory Arbitration Program for the Law Division.

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Ashley Rafael

Ashley Rafael has been General Counsel to Midway Moving & Storage, Inc. since 1995, where she practices commercial litigation as well as negotiates contracts with corporate clients and government agencies such as City of Chicago, Chicago Housing Authority, Board of Elections and Chicago Public Schools. Prior to joining Midway, she…

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Amy Schmitz

Professor Amy Schmitz is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. From 2016-2021 Professor Schmitz was the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution.…

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