Stephen G. Yusem is the senior partner of High, Swartz, Roberts & Seidel in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He has been certified as a mediator for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania since 1991. He is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a panelist on the CPR Roster of Distinguished Neutrals and a past director of the Commercial Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution. He co-chairs the Arbitration Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and is a former member of the Arbitration Faculty of the American Arbitration Association. He is a past president of the Montgomery County (PA) Bar Association and was Founding President of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation. He co-teaches Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration in the fall semester.