NEWS - Press Release

APRIL 15, 2013

NAM'S MEDIATION DAY SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 21, 2013

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has invited all plaintiff and defendant firms and insurance carriers to participate in a settlement initiative on June 21, 2013. It will likely be the largest volume, single-day mediation event in New York State during the second quarter of 2013. The location for this day is NAM’s Garden City office, located at 990 Stewart Avenue, First Floor, Garden City, New York 11530.

Many of NAM’s top-rated Mediators are going to be available to facilitate the resolution of a substantial number of claims. NAM expects more than 50 plaintiff firms and multiple carriers to participate in this initiative to close out files before the end of the quarter. This is an excellent opportunity for program participants to settle cases with several carriers and multiple firms in one day and at one location.

NAM’s last large scale single-day settlement initiative, in late 2012, resulted in the settlement of more than 80% of the cases mediated.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “I am excited about this year’s initiative and look forward to seeing many of our clients settle their cases on Mediation Day. Considering the success of last year’s settlement initiative, we can only expect that this year’s numbers will surpass any single-day mediation event that NAM has ever seen.”

Mediators that are scheduled for this day are: Hon. Elizabeth Bonina, Hon. Robert W. Doyle, Joseph L. Ehrlich, Esq., Lawrence S. Farbman, Esq., Hon. E. Michael Kavanagh, Hon. William C. Thompson and Hon. Howard Miller.

Participants will receive a 10% discount off the NAM administrative fee.

NAM has conference centers throughout New York including, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Garden City, Westchester, Staten Island and Buffalo.

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NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of approximately 2,000 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. The company maintains rosters in all 50 states, including Puerto Rico, with specific expertise in the areas of Complex Commercial, Personal Injury, Professional Liability, Construction, Insurance, Employment, Business, Real Estate, Finance and International dispute resolution.

Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been recognized as ADR Provider of the Year and is well known for its superb customer service and for delivering exceptional results. Consistent with being the nation's premier ADR provider, the New York Law Journal Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR provider for both 2011 and 2012. NAM actively works with more than 8,000 commercial entities, including more than 50% of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM is often an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and often time-consuming litigation.

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