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MEMBER PROFILE: Walter K. McDonough

 
Massachusetts mediator Walter McDonough
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Walter K. McDonough
ELK Consulting Services, LLC
990 Washington Street, Ste. 208
Dedham, MA 02026

Tel: (617) 719-7240
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www.elkconsultingservices.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING



Calendar Last Updated: 19 Oct 17

 

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All such requests will go immediately to
Walter McDonough's scheduling staff
(wally@elkconsultingservices.com)

 

ADR SERVICES

 
ADR Services:
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CASE EXPERIENCE

 
Walter K. McDonough has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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Wally McDonough has been the President and Manager of ELK Consulting Services, LLC in Boston, MA since 2006. Before starting ELK, he held the following positions: Executive Vice President and General Counsel from 1996-2007 at Suffolk Construction Company, Inc. in Boston, MA; Assistant General Counsel from 1993-1996 at Perini Corporation in Framingham, MA; Associate from 1990-1993 at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder in Boston MA; Litigation Department Trial Attorney from 1987-1990 at Fine & Ambrogne in Boston, MA. Mr. McDonough's in-house positions combined substantial legal experience with the benefit of acting as a senior executive in two large corporations. 

Wally McDonough has successfully mediated over 400 cases in the following areas:

Construction contracts; Construction defects; Surety matters; Insurance Subrogation; Personal injury; closely held corporation disputes; Real estate valuation disputes; Business to business disputes; Commercial landlord/tenant disputes; Professional malpractice claims; Employment and labor disputes (harassment, discrimination, wage/hour cases); Labor disputes over jurisdictional matters. 

Mr. McDonough uses his more than ten years experience as a senior executive and in-house counsel to drill down into the details of disputes and provide realistic assessments of mediation parties' positions and potential options for settlement. 

Education:

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  • Boston College Law School - Juris Doctor Cum Laude 1987
  • Princeton University - Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude 1984, Politics
ADR TRAINING:

American Arbitration Association:
Effective Award Writing in Arbitration (May, 2014); Managing the Arbitration Process (January, 2012); Chairing an Arbitration Panel (December, 2010) Dealing with Delay Tactics in Arbitration (March, 2010); Advanced Mediation Training (November, 2009); Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding and Writing the Award (October, 2009); AAA Arbitration Roadmap (June, 2008) Commercial Arbitrator I Certification (September, 2006).

Mediation Works, Inc.
Introductory Mediator Training (40 hour course) (October, 2006). 

Languages

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English

Memberships & Affiliations:

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American Bar Association – Member since 1987, Massachusetts Bar Association – Member since 1988, Boston Bar Association – Member since 2002 (Chair Construction Law section--2004), American Arbitration Association, Associated General Contractors of America/Mass. Chapter-Member (2003-Present), Princeton University Hockey Association, First Vice President – 1991 to Present. Back on My Feet/Boston (Volunteer since 2010 and board member 2014-16). 

RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: $400 per hour plus expenses at cost, split equally among the parties.
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