New York (January 9, 2018) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is proud to announce the board of directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel – New York City Chapter (ACC-NYC) has selected it as a Diamond Sponsor for the chapter’s 2018 Sponsorship Program.
Serving the five boroughs and Long Island, the ACC-NYC connects with over 1,700 in-house counsel. One of the ACC’s largest Chapters, ACC-NYC provides its members with the highest quality and most relevant programming spanning multiple industries and companies of various sizes. The ACC-NYC Chapter has been honored by the ACC with the prestigious Outstanding Chapter of the Year award in 2013, Chapter Achievement Award in 2012, 2015 and 2016 and the Chapter of Distinction Award in 2017.
The Association of Corporate Counsel is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives with more than 40,000 in-house counsel members in over 75 countries.
Roy Israel, president and CEO of NAM stated, “We are extremely pleased to be selected as a 2018 Diamond Sponsor and collaborative partner with the ACC-New York City Chapter for the coming year. NAM looks forward to the opportunity to network with in-house counsel and demonstrate expertise through presenting continuing legal education, professional growth and thought leadership programs with ACC-NYC. In preparation of the new CLE category of credit for Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, NAM has implemented a program specifically designed to promote equality of women and minority diversity in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and the courtroom. We look forward to presenting this and other relevant CLE programs on important legal issues by NAM’s distinguished faculty. NAM supports the ACC and its many educational opportunities and events for in-house counsel.”
Founded in 1992, National Arbitration and Mediation is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the second year in a row, NAM was named Best ADR Firm in the United States by the 2017 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey. Also, six of NAM’s neutrals were named National Law Journal 2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions as part of a select group of only 37 nationwide. NAM also ranked as a Best National ADR Provider by the 2017 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the No. 1 ADR firm for the past seven years. NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the 2017 Best of The New Jersey Law Journal and Best of the Midwest annual surveys.
NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury (including third-party and first-party actions), professional liability and real estate dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.
NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.