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Even when trying to lighten the mood and talking about baseball COVID-19 tries to ruin the fun. Steve discusses the recent negotiations between MLB and the player’s union with sportswriter, Jim Margolis. Jim outlines the points of contention between the two sides while Steve discusses how mediators attempt to create a win-win scenario and foster...
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Steve Schulwolf continues his discussions about insurance coverage for COVID-19 claims with Seth Lamden and Dan Litchfield. Mr. Lamden is a partner at the Chicago office of Neal Gerber Eisenberg and represents policyholders. Mr. Litchfield is a founding partner of the Litchfield Cavo in Chicago and has a national practice representing insurers. Messrs. Litchfield and...
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With the economy grinding down to a crawl due to the COVID-19 pandemic many people have questions concerning the scope of insurance coverage for their business losses. While COVID-19 will lead to a myriad of questions concerning all lines of insurance, the first cases to be filed have involved business loss claims from entities that...
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Steve travels to the Land of Lincoln to sit down with the Honorable Clint Hull from Kane County, Illinois.  Steve and Judge Hull discuss what mediation is, its various benefits and the differences between the role of a mediator and Judge.  In addition to noting the various benefits mediation has for litigants, Judge Hull plays – and loses...
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Steve goes to Houston, Texas to meet with environmental scientist and professional engineer, John Loper. Steve discusses his experience litigating environmental insurance coverage cases and discusses the issues involved in those cases. Complex litigation often involves experts and Steve discusses various issues related to experts with Mr. Loper. Like Judge Hull in episode one, John...
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Steve literally meets his guest, Caryn Carson, half-way in Waco, Texas. Ms. Carson is a lawyer by day, comedian by night and Steve and Ms. Carson discuss the use of humor in the courtroom and at mediation. The two discuss how different eras have handled and defined “inappropriate” attempts at humor and how difficult and...
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Welcome to Opening Doors to Resolution: A Mediation Podcast. Get a taste of what’s to come with clips from the first three episodes.
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About Schulwolf Mediation

Steve Schulwolf has over 25 years of experience as an attorney in high profile multi-million dollar cases. After running a law firm in Chicago and winning numerous cases throughout the country and also negotiating settlements on his clients’ behalf, Steve is now focusing on mediation. Schulwolf Mediation can assist you in resolving a wide array of disputes, including commercial & family law. Steve is willing to travel anywhere and considers Austin TX & Chicago IL to be his home base.