Sukhsimranjit Singh is a law professor and Managing Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law, where he directs the overall vision of the Institute’s global outreach, world-class training programs, academics, and professional services. He is an international mediator, who has worked in Canada, India, New Zealand, and the U.S. A regular invitee for keynote addresses, he has lectured or conducted dispute resolution trainings in more than thirty U.S. states, as well as Brazil, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, India, Canada, China, France, Denmark, Egypt and Spain.
Currently, Professor Singh is serving as a mediator for the City of Beverly Hills, the Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management, and other organizations. He has taught ADR at Pepperdine, USC, Willamette, Hamline University in the U.S and at NLU and RGLNU in India. In 2017, he was appointed Honorary Professor of Law at the National Law University, Delhi and was nominated for the Peace Award by the City of Beverly Hills for his work for the City.
Professor Singh has been published in several journals and books. He delivered his first TED Talk on “Negotiating for Love” at Salem, Oregon in 2015, followed by “Made in India” in India in 2018. He is an Honorary Fellow at the International Academy of Mediators (IAM), a Council Member to the Section of Dispute Resolution at the American Bar Association (ABA), Executive Committee Member, AALS Dispute Resolution Section, Executive Committee Member, and Pepperdine/Straus American Inns of Court for Dispute Resolution.
He completed his post-graduate fellowship in Dispute Resolution from Hamline University’s Dispute Resolution Institute, earned an LL.M in Dispute Resolution with a fellowship from the University of Missouri-Columbia and has clerked with the Chief Justice of India, Justice R.C. Lahoti.