January 31, 2023
When used effectively, Alternative Dispute Resolution, “ADR,” referring to any method of resolving disputes without litigation, results in faster dispute resolutions at lower costs and sometimes […]
June 8, 2022
Early in my career, I co-founded a data science tech startup. Our technology leveraged data to help app developers maximize profits by informing their most important […]
June 6, 2022
Many savvy businesses include arbitration clauses in their contracts to avoid protracted litigation should problems arise. Indeed, it is widely accepted that the inclusion of an […]
May 22, 2020
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) popularly refers to processes outside of court used to resolve a dispute. Alternative describes these extra-judicial processes because litigation, unfortunately, is the […]
April 7, 2020
In these times of scarcity, fear, and loss, people are negotiating their business relationships more vigorously than ever before. Under normal circumstances, contracting parties, by and […]
October 23, 2019
The Vilendrer Family won 3rd place in the 8 and Under division of the Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival. The short video will be broadcasted to promote peace at the United Nations on November 6, 2019.
May 23, 2017
Ellie Vilendrer was selected to be part of The Hennepin Lawyer Magazine’s Profiles in Practice – a showcase of nine Hennepin County attorneys with diverse and distinguished careers. […]
December 21, 2015
I practiced civil litigation, representing clients on both sides of the v., for many years. As attorneys our job is to act in the best interest of our clients. In litigation, that responsibility is at odds with the traditional hourly payment model. A litigator who is paid on an hourly basis to litigate is not financially incentivized to resolve your case quickly. While approximately 90% of cases do settle before trial, most settle only after considerable time and expense have been spent.
December 18, 2015
Here is my advice for keeping negative emotions at bay to prevent conflict during your holiday gathering: 1. Spin the Confirmation Bias
November 9, 2015
Negotiating on behalf of a client is part of everyday business for attorneys in every type of law practice. Each negotiation presents a unique set of challenges. How should attorneys prepare for negotiations to get the best outcome for their clients?