Charles B. Craver
Freda H. Alverson Professor
George Washington University Law School
Charles B. Craver is the Freda H. Alverson Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School where he regularly teaches a course on Legal Negotiating. Over the past thirty years, Professor Craver has made presentations on Effective Legal Negotiation and on Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures to over 85,000 individuals throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Austria, England, Turkey, and the People’s Republic of China. He was formerly associated with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco, where he specialized in employment and litigation practice. Professor Craver is a member of the American Law Institute, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the American Arbitration Association, the National Academy of Arbitrators, and the International Society for Labor and Social Security Law. He was previously affiliated with the Lawyers Mediation Service. He has won teaching awards at three different law schools.
Professor Craver is author of Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement(LEXIS: 6th ed. 2009), Skills and Values: Legal Negotiating (LEXIS 2009), and The Intelligent Negotiator (Prima/Crown 2002), and coauthor of Legal Negotiating (Thomson/West 2007) and Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Advocate’s Perspective (LEXIS: 3d ed. 2006). He is also author of Can Unions Survive? The Rejuvenation of the American Labor Movement (N.Y.U. Press: 1993) and coauthor of: Labor Relations Law (LEXIS: 11th ed. 2005); Employment Discrimination Law (LEXIS: 6th ed. 2006; Collective Bargaining and Labor Arbitration (Michie: 3rd ed. 1988); Labor Relations Law in the Public Sector (Michie: 4th ed. 1991), Employment Law Treatise (West: 2 vol;
4th ed.. 2009), Employment Law Hornbook (West: 4th ed. 2010), and Human Resources and the Law (B.N.A.: 1994). He has published numerous law review articles pertaining to various aspects of dispute resolution and employment law.
Professor Craver received his J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1971, his M. Indus. & Lab. Rels. from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1968, and his B.S. from Cornell University in 1967.