Alternative Dispute Resolution: Negotiation

Updated February 26, 2013.
Prepared by Cheryl Nyberg (2009) and updated by Anna Endter (2013) for Prof. Alan Kirtley's ADR Seminar.

This guide identifies major print and online resources for negotiation.

Links to Gallagher Law Library or WorldCat catalog records are provided where relevant, and call numbers are to materials available in Gallagher Law Library. Access to LexisNexis and Westlaw are restricted to UW School of Law faculty, students, staff and other subscribers. LegalTrac and HeinOnline are available to all Gallagher Law Library visitors and to University of Washington faculty, students, and staff [UW Restricted].

See also these related Gallagher guides:



Legal > Area of Law By Topic > Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • federal and state laws, regulations, cases, court rules
  • arbitration awards and decisions
  • law review articles and news
  • treatises and forms
  • directories
  • ADR rules and procedures

Topical Practice Areas > Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • federal cases and laws
  • arbitration awards and decisions from federal agencies, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, the International Chamber of Commerce, and other entities
  • directories and arbitrator biographies
  • treatises, forms, and model clauses
  • ADR-SPECIALIST: a combined database with "treatises, practice guides, journals, law reviews and arbitration materials covering all aspects of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) law"



The following is a partial list of books on negotiation that are available in the Law Library. Some of these items are also available on LexisNexis or Westlaw.

Attorney's Practice Guide to Negotiations. Westlaw: ATNEGGUIDE

Commercial Agreements: A Lawyer's Guide to Drafting and Negotiating. KF889.S45 1997 at Classified Stacks & Westlaw: COMAGREE

Creative Problem Solver's Handbook for Negotiators and Mediators: A Pracademic Approach. KF9084.C66 2005 at Classified Stacks

Craver, Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement, 7th ed. KF9084.C7 2012 at Reference Area & LexisNexis: Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement

Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law. KF9084.F65 2006 at Classified Stacks

Mediation and Negotiation: Reaching Agreement in Law and Business, 2d ed. KF9084.A7T72 2007 at Classified Stacks

Negotiation Theory and Strategy. K2390.K67 at Classified Stacks

A Practical Guide to Negotiation. KF9084.G84 1996 at Classified Stacks

The Science of Settlement: Ideas for Negotiators., KF9084.G67 2008 at Classified Stacks

Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes: Negotiating, Drafting And Enforcements. Westlaw: SAICD

For more books, search the Gallagher Law Library catalog: Negotiation--United States.



The Harvard Negotiation Law Review and the Negotiation Journal are the only subject-specific journals in this area. But you will find many other articles on negotiation by using one or more of the following sources.


Lexis: ADR Law Review Articles, Combined


All Databases > Topical Materials by Area of Practice > Alternative Dispute Resolution > Journals and Law Reviews

CDZJCR: Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution

DRJ: Dipute Resolution Journal

JDR: Journal of Dispute Resolution

JLR: a combined file with law reviews, bar journals, and continuing legal education materials


SSRN: Includes thousands of free research and working papers, including those in the Negotiations Research Network. Use the Search feature to locate relevant papers.



Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation
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