Bar News - October 19, 2012
In Memoriam: David W. Plant
David W. Plant, 81, a mediator with a national reputation, passed away Sept. 26, 2012, at his home in New London, NH.
|David W. Plant
Plant received degrees in engineering and law from Cornell University. He was a member of the bars of New York, the US Supreme Court, various US courts of appeal and district courts, and the US Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition to practicing law in New York City for 41 years, he served as a special master in US district courts, a mediator/arbitrator in more than 325 domestic and international disputes.
Plant also wrote and spoke on ADR issues, leading courses and workshops around the world. His most recent book, We Must Talk Because We Can, was published in February 2008.
Plant was an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School and UNH School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center); a senior fellow at the University of Melbourne Law School; a teacher at the University of Hong Kong Law Faculty, and a teacher at Fribourg Law Faculty in Switzerland. In August 2006, Plant received the ABA Section of Dispute Resolutionís "Lawyer as Problem Solver" Award.
He leaves behind his wife, Jeanie Plant, of New London, and his two children, Susan Plant and Frank Plant.
In honor of our colleague David W. Plant, the NH Bar Association Board of Governors has donated to the NH Bar Foundation, 2 Pillsbury Street, Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301.