Leadership

College of Commercial Arbitrators

  • Member, Education Committee and the Branding, Image & Strategic Planning Committee, October 2020 – Present
  • Member, Executive Committee, October 2019 to 2020
  • Member, Board of Directors, October 2015 to 2021

American Bar Association

  • Immediate Past Chair, Dispute Resolution Section, August 2019 – August 2020
  • Chair, Dispute Resolution Section, August 2018 to August 2019
  • Chair-elect, Dispute Resolution Section, August 2017 to August 2018
  • Vice Chair, Dispute Resolution Section, August 2016 to August 2017
  • Budget Officer, Dispute Resolution Section, August 2015 to August 2016
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section Council, 2013 to 2016
  • Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Committee (DR Section), 2012 to 2014
  • Member, Content Advisory Board (IPL Section), 2011 to Present
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section Council, 2009 to 2012
  • Member, Section of Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee (Liaison from IPL Section), 2008 to 2016 
  • Chair (2010 to 2011), Vice-Chair (2009 to 2010) Division VI (Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Related Issues), IPL Section
  • Chair (2008 to 2009), Co-chair, (2007 to 2008) ADR Committee (IPL Section)

American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Member, Professionalism and Ethics Committee, 2012 to 2015
  • Member, Special Legislation Committee, 2009 to 2012; 2013 to 2015 (Patents/Litigation)
  • Past Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Past Vice-Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Past Member, Public Appointments Committee
  • Past Chair, Committee on Inventor Issues
  • Past Member Amicus Committee
  • Past Chair, Committee on IP Law Associations
  • Past Treasurer
  • Past Chair, Finance Committee
  • Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Past Member, Finance Committee
  • Past Member, Nominations Committee (multiple appointments)
  • Past Chair, Communications Law Committee
  • Past Chair, Professional Responsibility Committee
  • Past Chair, Membership Committee

International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)

  • Chair, Technology Neutrals Review Committee (2007 to present)

Federal Circuit Bar Association

  • Past Chair, Vice-Chair Dispute Resolutions Committee

The American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation

  • Past Trustee and Treasurer

Honors

  • Awardee, Sir Francis Bacon Alternative Dispute Resolution Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee – May 2019 (recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact in bringing mediation and other forms of dispute resolution to Pennsylvania).
  • Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution – 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ – 2013
  • Fellow, American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2004 to 2014; Senior Fellow, 2014 to Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2005

ADR Office of Harrie Samaras

1554 Paoli Pike #289
West Chester, PA 19380
 
Phone: 610.322.4394

Office Location

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West Chester, PA 19380
(A suburb of Philadelphia)

Phone: 610.322.4394
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