Scott R. Peppet, a Mobius Senior Consultant, is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Colorado, where he teaches negotiation, conflict resolution, contracts, and ethics. Before moving to Colorado, Scott was a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Senior Fellow on Negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Research Project. At Harvard, Scott taught the Negotiation Workshop for several years and co-taught a new course titled Arbitration, Mediation, and Dispute Systems Design. He was also a faculty member for Harvard’s Program of Instruction for Lawyers.
In addition to his academic work, Scott has an active negotiation training and consulting practice. He has worked with such companies as Goldman Sachs, Manulife, Lexmark, IBM, MasterCard, Monsanto, Xilinx, LL Bean, Conoco, BP, the CIBC, Bank of Montreal, and Genentech to help them improve their negotiation results and manage their strategic relationships more effectively. His practice also includes organizational interventions in
situations of team or executive-level crisis, where he provides negotiation and communication coaching and advice.
Scott is the author of several articles on legal ethics and dispute resolution ethics. He is the co-author of an award-winning book on negotiation titled Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes (Harvard University Press, 2000) and of a textbook titled Processes of Dispute Resolution: The Role of Lawyers (Foundation Press, 3d edition, 2002). He serves on the Supreme Court of Colorado’s Standing Committee on the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct, and was the Director of the Leeds School of Business First Annual Japha Symposium on Business and Professional Ethics.
Scott did his undergraduate studies in International Conflict Resolution at Cornell, and received his law degree from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.