David B. Lipsky

Emeritus Fellows / Lifetime Achievement
Practicing In: New York
Member Since: 2018
(607) 227-3344


Adjunct Professor of Law
ILR School – Cornell University
241 Valley Road
Ithaca, NY 14850


David Lipsky is the recipient of the 2018 ACCTM Lifetime Achievement Award.

David B. Lipsky is the Anne Evans Estabrook Professor of Dispute Resolution in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Adjunct Professor of Law, and former Director of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution at Cornell University. He served as the national president of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (formerly the Industrial Relations Research Association) in 2006. In his research and teaching activities he primarily focuses on ne;tiation, conflict resolution, and collective bargaining. Lipsky served as dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell from 1988 until 1997 and has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1969. He received his B.S. in 1961 from the ILR School at Cornell and his Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. in 1967.

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