Les Schiefelbein is a seasoned arbitrator and mediator in commercial and government disputes. Les founded Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution to bring his more than 30 years of experience as a corporate lawyer in resolving international and domestic legal and business matters to the practice of dispute resolution. He is a trusted advisor to the world’s largest corporations and law firms in global disputes, corporate governance, aerospace, defense and national security matters.


Les is one of the top attorneys in arbitration, mediation, aviation and aerospace matters. His expertise was gained as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and as a United States Air Force Judge Advocate lawyer. Les has successfully arbitrated matters under the rules of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the London Court of International Arbitration and the American Arbitration Association. Les has resolved disputes through an understanding of state of the art technology, finance, intellectual property and business practices coupled with a studied application of the law. Les has advised industry leaders and Members of Congress and the Executive Branch on aviation and aerospace strategy and products. He has the ability to simplify the complex and communicate effectively across business, technical and legal disciplines. Les has the demonstrated integrity, judgment, experience and reputation to resolve or advise on a dispute in a prompt, effective and economical manner.

International and Domestic
Arbitration and Mediation

Advise Corporations and Law
Firms on Global Dispute Issues