Bob Bordone
Bob Bordone
Law professor at Harvard Law School. Founder of the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program. Conflict resolution trainer, coach, and consultant. Facilitator, author, editor, and political junkie.


I have authored articles in leading dispute resolution journals including the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Negotiation Briefings, and Negotiation Journal.

My writing and commentary have appeared in various print and broadcast media outlets including The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, America, CNN’S The Situation Room, and BBC Radio.


PopTech 2018

Listen as I address PopTech 2018 on Conflict Resilience.

Healing the Divide - United and Together with Marilyn Utz

Host Marilyn Utz speaks with me about how Conflict Resilience can help us with uncomfortable conversations, encouraging us to graciously listen to others while sharing our own points of view.

Behind The Knife: The Surgery Podcast

I spoke with hosts Meghana and Shreya at the Association for Women Surgeons 2018 annual conference about the negotiation skills session I lead while at the conference

All Rise!

All Rise! is a longform interview podcast in which Harvard Law 3Ls Brady Bender and Pete Davis interview members of the Harvard community. On this episode I discussed my path to becoming a law professor and what skills people need to hone for negotiation and mediation.

The Conversation Factory

Host Daniel Stillman speaks with me about how negotiation lessons can be used to facilitate powerful conversations in groups of colleagues, friends or family.

Intentional Performers with Brian Levenson

Brian Levenson and I have a far-reaching conversation about how great negotiators are purposive, mindful, and intentional performers. We discuss the connection between outstanding performance in sports — on the field, the court, or a hockey rink — and the connection between outstanding performance in a board meeting or a high-stakes diplomatic or congressional negotiation.