Janice Tudy-Jackson has served as a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School since 1997. She is a facilitator, mediator, trainer, and educator, with extensive experience in conflict management and collaborative processes. Founded in 1999, her private collaboration and conflict management consulting practice focuses on intra- and inter-organizational, community-wide, national, and international intervention, training and coaching. The practice explores complex, multi-party conflict resolution, collaborative planning and problem-solving, organizational development, strategic planning, team-building, and restorative justice.
Tudy-Jackson has served on the faculty for courses and workshops offered by the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s National Leadership Institute, the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York, and the New York State Dispute Resolution Association. In 2013, she served as a visiting professor at the University of Parma with the English for Law & International Transactions program, where she taught negotiation seminars and workshops, in Parma, Modena, and Milan, Italy. Since 2004, she has twice served as visiting professor for Sophia University in Bulgaria—in their joint graduate and doctoral programs with Ignatius University—for diplomats from various countries who are serving at the United Nations headquarters.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Tudy-Jackson served in various positions, including with the Continental Grain Company, where she was vice president of the labor relations-world grain division from 1975 to 1989. She was previously a labor and employment associate with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and served as senior director of Safe Horizon Mediation Programs in New York City.
In 1992, she earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School; a M.S.I.L.R. in 1989, conferred jointly by Cornell University and Baruch College; and a B.A. from the City College of New York in 1977.