Mark Schantz

MARK E. SCHANTZ

 

EDUCATION

Yale Law School, LL.B.  (1968)

Oxford University, M.A.  (1965)

University of Iowa, B.A.  (1963)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012-Present      Emeritus Professor of Law

2009-Present      Arbitrator: AAA, FINRA

2010-2012          Solicitor General of Iowa (part-time)

2005-2011          Professor of Law, University of Iowa

1992-2005          General Counsel, University of Iowa

1983-1991          Partner, Dickinson Throckmorton, Parker Man­nheimer & Raife

1979-1982          Solicitor General of Iowa

1969-1978          Professor of Law, University of Iowa

1968-1969          Law Clerk, Chief Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr.

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

1970          Supreme Court of Iowa

1972          United States District Court (S.D. IA)

1973          8th Circuit Court of Appeals

1979          United States District Court (N.D. IA)

1979          Supreme Court of the United States

 

ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE

Twelve AAA Appointments, ten commercial, two employment

Three FINRA Appointments, securities law

Three by agreement of parties; two employment, one commercial

Numerous matters as counsel, principally internal University employment grievances

 

ADR TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

o   NELI, Employment Law Conference, 2015

o   AAA, Top Techniques for Management Efficiency, 2015

o   AAA, Conducting Research and Investigations, 2014

o   AAA, Managing the Arbitration Process, 11/8/13

o   AAA, Arbitration Awards, Online, 06/12

o   AAA, Arbitration Fundamentals, San Francisco, CA, 05/12

o   FINRA, Expungement/2008 Refresher, Online, 09/09

o   FINRA, Basic Arbitrator Training, 2009

o   Member, American Academy of ADR Attorneys, 2009 – Present

o   FINRA, Expungement Mini-Course, Online, 07/09

o   FINRA, Onsite Basic Panel Training, Chicago, IL, 05/08

o   NASD, Online Basic Panel Training, Online, 06/07

o   CDR, “The Mediation Process,” Iowa City, 10/97 and 4/98

o   ALI-ABA: “Alternative Dispute Resolution, San Francisco, CA, 3/98

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

o   Chairman, Board of Directors, Hawkeye Area Legal Ser­vices Corporation,1973-77

o   President, Legal Services Corporation of Iowa, 1976-77

o   Board of Directors, Polk County Legal Aid Society, 1983-84

o   National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Participant, 1974

o   National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Midwest Regional, Faculty, 1982

o   Counsel, Iowa State Bar Association IOLTA Committee

o   Iowa Board of Law Examiners, 1983-88

o   Chairman, ISBA Administrative Law Committee, 1987-88

o   Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Practice Committee, 1987-1991

o   Supreme Court of Iowa, Commission on Planning for the 21st Century, 1996-97

o   United States Magistrate Judge Selection Panel, 1993, 2000

o   Numerous continuing legal education and other professional presentations

 

For a more detailed description of trial and appellate experience, go to http://www.law.uiowa.edu/faculty/mark-schantz.php.

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