Robert A. Creo, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

E-Mail Address: creor@duq.edu

Education: J.D., Washington University School of Law 1977
B.A., Brandeis University, 1974

Robert Creo has mediated and arbitrated thousands of cases since 1979. He has extensive experience resolving death and catastrophic loss claims, medical malpractice, complex commercial and real estate transactions, construction disputes and employment issues. He also has experience in antitrust, banking, civil rights, class actions, environmental, estates, finance, healthcare, insurance coverage, intellectual property, partnership, product liability, professional malpractice, securities, software and sports. Creo has served on the panel of mediators for the Court of Arbitration for Sports which administers cases for the Olympics and other international sporting events since 1998. For many years, he was a salary arbitrator for Major League Baseball and a grievance arbitrator for the National Football League. He served as an independent hearing officer for the United States Senate Select Committee on Ethics for five years.

In addition to serving Duquesne University School of Law, Creo has been an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He has published extensively including a 1,600-page treatise entitled Alternative Dispute Resolution: Law Procedure and Commentary for the Pennsylvania Practitioner, the Federal Arbitration Advocate’s Handbook, and numerous articles. He frequently presents at Bar Association meetings, ADR conferences and other seminars. He has taught and presented on ADR locally, nationally and internationally for over three decades.

Creo was a co-founder of the International Academy of Mediators, Mediators Beyond Borders and Master Mediator Institute. He has been a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators since 1986. He is on the roster of neutrals for many organizations and court programs, including the American Arbitration Association, the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the National Mediation Board and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Mediation. He is active in numerous professional societies.

In 2014, Best Lawyers named Creo 'Mediator of the Year' for the Pittsburgh area.

Judgement & Decision Making for Lawyers (Spring 2020)

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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