JEFF EDELSTEIN, PRINCIPAL
EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
Jeff brings over 25 years of experience mediating and facilitating complex multi-party governmental, natural resource, and environmental issues. His experience ranges from the mediation of federal legislative disputes to the facilitation of community forums and numerous state, federal and inter-jurisdictional planning processes.
With a unique combination of mediation skills, technical expertise, policy knowledge and leadership skills, Jeff is adept at building consensus among parties with widely varying backgrounds: lawyers, scientists, community residents, resource users, elected officials, advocacy groups, industry, and governmental agency staff.
Jeff's work has focused on environmental and natural resource issues and he has successfully resolved some of the most challenging such conflicts across the U.S. He holds a B.S. Degree in Engineering from Cornell University and is affiliated with the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and the Consensus Building Institute and is a past member of the Leadership Council of the Environmental and Public Policy Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution.