Commercial Mediation


Based on his 30-year plus experience as an attorney-at-law, member of the Paris and New York Bars, in particular in Mergers and Acquisitions but also in Litigation strategic matters, Pierre Servan-Schreiber has developed a unique mediation practice for corporations and businesses.

Examples of commercial and corporate mediations

  • Mediation between a prominent French luxury group and his artistic director;
  • Post-acquisition mediation among three large energy groups;
  • Mediation among two IT services companies in relation to the performance of a supply agreement;
  • Mediation between two computer components manufacturers on allegations of patent infringement and unfair competition;
  • Mediation among a US and a South-Korea groups with respect to patent infringement allegations in the mobile telephone industry;
  • Mediation between two IT service companies;
  • Another mediation among IT services companies in relation to the performance of another supply agreement;
  • Mediation between two prominent French luxury groups on allegation of unfair competition;
  • Mediation between an US-UK group and a French company in the professional services industry;
  • Mediation among shareholders of a transportation group using alternative energy sources.

Commercial and corporate Mediation training

Pierre Servan-Schreiber has received training in commercial disputes mediation and/or was accredited by:


  • CiArb, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London;
  • CEDR, Center for Effective Dispute Resolution, London;
  • CPR, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New York;
  • CMAP, Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris, Paris;
  • International Center for Conflict Resolution, Ken Cloke, Santa Monica;
  • Equanim International, Paris ; member of the scientific council;
  • Court of Appeals of Paris.
  • APME: Hauts conflits familiaux.

Publications and Teaching

Publications on commercial training by Pierre Servan-Schreiber

  • “Mediation and corporations”, Club des Juristes, Feb 2019.
  • “Power Games in Mediation”, Archives of Legal Philosophy, 2019.
  • “Meditating over Mediation”, Gazette du Palais, 23 April 2019.

Teaching positions on Corporate and Commercial Mediation

  • Professor in charge of the seminar “Mediation, the 21st Century Way of Resolving Disputes”, SciencesPo, 2018-2022.
  • Participant in the University program on “Alternative Dispute Resolutions”, directed by Professor Soraya Amrani-Mekki, University Paris X Nanterre, 2018-2022.