Damali Peterman

In this exciting episode of the Holistic Wealth podcast, our special guest is Damali Peterman, Esq., Founder, CEO and Chief Conflict Resolver of Breakthrough ADR LLC. Damali gives tips on negotiating a higher salary at work, plus we discuss conflict resolution and the recent riots in Washington D.C.

Damali has extensive experience in corporate law, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. She is a highly sought after mediator and trainer for Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, government entities, nonprofits and small businesses. Some notable clients include Google Cloud, Mastercard, District of Columbia Housing Authority, New York Police Department, New York Department of Education, CAMBA, New York Peace Institute, Hitotsubashi University, and Howard University School of Law.

Prior to starting BREAKTHROUGHADR, Damali was Assistant General Counsel at Deloitte LLP in the Engagements group and a senior corporate associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. At Weil, Damali was based in New York, but also spent time working in Weil’s Washington, D.C., Dallas, London and Shanghai offices. While employed by Weil, Damali completed a four-month secondment at Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, the state’s leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises.

Damali represents and advises businesses (large and small) and individuals in corporate and commercial matters. She has represented and advised some of the world’s largest companies in high profile corporate matters. She routinely negotiates with General Counsel and other senior executives on behalf of her clients, and delivers effective and innovative solutions. Damali approaches her clients’ issues from a holistic viewpoint and endeavors to both understand and solve the specific matter at hand, as well as advance the overall business goals of her clients.


What You'll Learn from this Episode:

• Damali’s amazing journey as an entrepreneur and her advice for how you can find your purpose and calling.

• Damali’s tips for negotiating a higher salary at work and how you should think of your entire compensation package in your negotiations.

• Damali’s take on the recent riots in Washington D.C. from a conflict resolution and negotiation standpoint.

• Damali’s thoughts on social media, organizing and conflict escalation and resolution.

• Damali’s personal financial identity and how it has impacted her business (based on Keisha Blair’s Personal Financial Identity Framework).

• How you can make a difference and own your voice, to impact the community in a positive way.

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