I’m grateful to this day for the experiences and education I received at Duke Law, so it was quite a thrill when the Duke University School of Law alumni publication tracked me down for an April 2014 feature story. This piece focuses on my commitment to mentoring, which is something that I feel very strongly about.
Taking a page from “Mad Men” lead Don Draper’s season-ending cross-country quest to replenish his creative well, American Way writer Joseph Guinto spoke with John DeGroote and a variety of business leaders to find secrets to tapping creativity in today’s workplace.
Twenty-five years ago today I walked across the stage, took my diploma, and turned to Dallas to start my legal career. A big firm I loved promised training, trial experience, and more, and I was lucky enough to get all three. Today’s young negotiators aren’t quite so fortunate, and I want to do something about that.
This section of degrootepartners.com is where I’ll openly explore what’s next in mediation, arbitration, and settlement negotiation — because where we go depends on the path we take.