World-Renowned Negotiating Coach

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Your meeting will be a huge success with award-winning speaker Jim Thomas. Jim is the top choice of U.S. presidents and their staffs for negotiation coaching and advice. Jim is a world-renowned consultant to billion-dollar-plus corporations and an undisputed master of high-performance negotiating. When Fortune 100 companies demand that their people learn negotiation skills from only the best, they unhesitatingly pick Jim. Jim's presentations on negotiating have been enthusiastically received by tens of thousands in the United States and abroad. Clients unanimously agree that a day with Jim is an unforgettable event.

"Jim is a combination of negotiator, lawyer, and stand-up comedian." 

Negotiating has been the heart of Jim's 30-year law practice. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international business transactions, arms control, the environment, trade and diplomacy, real estate, labor relations, and a host of other fields. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies and federal, state, and local government agencies to small and mid-sized businesses, national and international non-profit groups, and professional and trade associations. Jim's current negotiating projects include some of today's most newsworthy domestic and international issues. He served the United States in the successful Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) negotiations with the former Soviet Union and the GATT (now WTO) trade negotiations. 

"A presentation by Jim is an unforgettable event!"

Jim's presentation style is frequently described as "a combination of negotiator, lawyer, and stand-up comedian."  "If I can make people laugh, I can make them learn," says Jim.  "My job is to create such a spellbinding event that attendees can't help but pay attention.  I make it so much fun that they can't help but learn." Jim's success can be seen in the towering marks his attendees give him.

Jim is the author of the book, Negotiate to WIN, How to Get the Best Deal Every Time!  and scores of articles about negotiating.  He is a frequent guest on television and radio, and a popular speaker and trainer for corporate, government, trade and professional groups.  Jim is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (magna cum laude) and The Georgetown University Law Center.

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