Mr. Wallance served as a member of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on the Organizational Sentencing Guidelines, which recommended changes to the criteria for an effective corporate compliance program that qualify a company for lenient treatment under the OSG. Mr. Wallance has represented major U.S. companies in FCPA matters, including in the U.N. Oil for Food investigations and proceedings. He is the editor of the PLI Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues. He co-founded and, for many years, acted as Co-Chair of the Practicing Law Institute's corporate compliance programs.
Peter H. Woodin is a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS. He specializes in the resolution of complex, multi-party litigation. He has successfully mediated settlements in a wide range of disputes, including insurance coverage, products liability and personal injury, environmental contamination and Superfund, consumer class actions, intellectual property, employment discrimination, trusts and estates, and numerous other business and commercial matters. He has served as settlement administrator, court-appointed mediator and special master in various multi-district and other complex litigations involving pharmaceuticals and other products (Zyprexa, Baycol, Oxycontin, DES, Agent Orange), oil and gas, government mortgage and realty investment partnerships (Shea v. New York Life Ins. Co.), employment discrimination (Latino Officers Association v. City of New York), and governmental audits (United States v. Legal Services for New York City). He also served as Deputy Special Master for the federal September 11 Victims Compensation Fund, and recently served as party-appointed mediator of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Litigation.
Mr. Woodin is a graduate of Columbia Law School, and was law clerk to Judge Jack B. Weinstein (EDNY). He teaches negotiation as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, and has appeared as a speaker and panelist on numerous bar association and other educational programs around the country. He is currently serving as Chair of the ADR Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.