This story has been floating around the ADR community for a little while now but I cam across this via the NYC-DR Listserv:
Is Sarah Shahi the 'new' face of mediation?
From the HollywoodReporter.com:
The following may be of interest to some on this listserv.
"Kate" centers on ... a top litigator who, frustrated with the bureaucracy and injustice she witnesses in legal system, decides to become the ultimate anti-lawyer: a mediator.
USA president...said that the network ...liked the different approach to a legal drama with a mediator.
... "With traditional lawyers, it's always one wins, one loses; in mediation, the goal is to have win-win."
Hat tip to ADRProfBlog where I first read this [here].
HollywoodReporter.com article [here].