Miles Mediation & Arbitration

July 28th, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Many lawyers dislike brackets or are unsure how to use them. Steve Dunn believes brackets are one of the most effective tools in settling difficult cases. Join Steve as he discusses specific, practical ways to use brackets including "The Usual Suspect," "Double Rainbow," and more.

Topics will include:

  • Why use brackets?
  • Sending signals with ranges
  • How to deal with midpoints
  • Generating momentum in negotiation

Steve Dunn


Steve spent his entire 20-year litigation career at one firm, the Charlotte employment law boutique Van Hoy, Reutlinger, Adams & Dunn. His clients ranged from individual executives to Fortune 500 companies in virtually every industry, including banking, education, manufacturing, technology, construction, marketing, motorsports, and public sector clients throughout North Carolina. Steve also has extensive experience litigating all forms of employment discrimination in the North Carolina federal courts and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a mediator, Steve is persistent and engaged, tirelessly advocating for resolution and seizing upon moments of breakthrough.