Mr.Slate holds degress from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the John F. Kennedy School of Harvard University, the University of Richmond Law School, and Wake Forest University. He has practiced and taught law and business, was an executive in the U.S Court System, headed a research institute, and directed a congressionaly mandated seminal study of the Federal Courts in America reporting to The President, The Chief Justice, and The Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Who's Who in American Law, Merit Citations from the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Federal Circuits, the Governing Council of the Virginia State Bar, International Who's Who, Sterling Who's Who, Honra ao Merito from the Conselho Nacional das Instituicoes de Mediacao e Arbitragem in Brazil, University of Richmond , Outstanding Alumni Award, Declaration of Lasting Achievements from the American Arbitration Association.
William Slate's 43 articles on arbitration and mediation include a focus on UNCITRAL rules and process, arbitration clauses, international arbitration issues, employment disputes, data, class actions, culture and ethics. He also authorized and edited 9 Amicus Curiae briefs on arbitration issues, 7 of which were submitted to the United States Supreme Court. A complete listing of articles and amicus briefs may be found at www.williamslate.com.