December 1, 2017
NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is proud to announce that William M. Savino, Esq. has been presented with the Leadership in Law, Lifetime Achievement Award from the Long Island Business News (LIBN). This honor recognizes individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, along with leadership qualities, in both the legal profession and in the community.
Mr. Savino is a highly regarded NAM neutral and a partner at Rivkin Radler LLP. He has vast legal, business and philanthropic experiences as well as leadership positions within the business community. He has served as counsel for numerous insurance companies with respect to insurance coverage claims and lawsuits ranging from intellectual property liability coverage and business torts to national environmental and primary/excess insurer disputes. Mr. Savino also has deep experience as counsel in class action and multi-party lawsuits involving commercial matters, underwriting, and claim procedures and has also handled matters involving municipalities and legislative bodies.
Mr. Savino was named a National Law Journal 2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 37 nationwide. He has also been noted as a 2017 Best Lawyer in America by the U.S. News and World Report, a New York Super Lawyer and an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, a distinction given only to those who possess the highest ethical standards and professional abilities. Mr. Savino has been listed as one of the 100 Most Influential Long Islanders by the Long Island Business News and one of the top 50 Most Influential Long Islanders by the Long Island Press.
He is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the New York Metro area.
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.