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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