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BASF Mediation Services Mediator Spotlight


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Jo Hoenninger

Mediator/Attorney - HoenningerLaw

Jo HoenningerJo Hoenninger, a new addition to BASF’s Mediation Services panel, is tenacious and creative in her approach to mediation, combining facilitative and evaluative styles with real world practicality. Prior to opening HoenningerLaw in 2006, she practiced at Heller Ehrman and then Skadden Arps. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants, Fortune 500 companies and individuals, in cases running the gamut from discrimination to commercial class actions. Before practicing law, Hoenninger operated a successful event management company and was an aerospace engineer. This breadth of experience contributes immensely to her effectiveness as a mediator. She also serves on the mediation panel for the Northern District Court.


Hon. Ron Greenberg (Ret.)

Hon. Ron Greenberg (Ret.)Superior Court Judge Ron Greenberg (Ret.) has been a mediator for BASF since 2003. With almost 30 years of combined judicial, mediation, and arbitration experience, he understands how the court system works, and also how it doesn’t. Greenberg provides a unique service by merging his judicial authority with his skills as a highly trained mediator. His expertise covers a wide range of legal issues.

While assisting clients to achieve their goal of settling a current dispute, he motivates them in appropriate cases to pursue the long-term goal of improving their relationship and ability to communicate about decisions that will continue to draw them together. Greenberg treats participants even handedly, creating a peaceful mediation environment, guided by an even judicial temperament. For him mediation is a passion, a process he views as his evolving art form.

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