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Seth Freeman, J.D.

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Columbia University
New York University
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Seth Freeman, J.D.

I love teaching negotiation because it's a surprisingly learnable way to create more justice, prosperity, and peace. Also, I teach what I want to learn, and I love sharing what I’ve found with my fellow negotiators-in-training.

Professor Seth Freeman is an adjunct professor at New York University Stern School of Business and at Columbia University. He has taught negotiation, conflict management, and related subjects there since the 1990s. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University and a J.D. from The University of Pennsylvania Law School. \r\nA highly rated and popular teacher, Professor Freeman has taught negotiation around the world for many years, including at graduate schools in China and France. He also routinely trains business executives, engineers, law students, and United Nations diplomats. \r\nProfessor Freeman is an experienced corporate lawyer who practiced with major New York law firms for several years, and he is a trained mediator. His academic research focuses on ways to cope with trust problems in public and private life. \r\nProfessor Freeman’s insights on negotiation have been featured on Bloomberg TV and in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA TODAY, and other major media outlets. He is the author of The Ready and Able Negotiator: How to Get Set for Any Negotiation with I FORESAW IT, the Breakthrough Preparation Tool.