Publications

THE VIRTUES OF VIRTUAL ADR

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

By: Richard P. Byrne, Esq. | March 2020 The experience gained from a crisis can often prove meaningful – and even transformative – as adaptive changes, which otherwise may have evolved at a lesser pace, are accelerated. In response to the coronavirus, there has, literally, been an overnight movement by parties to utilize virtual ADR techniques to resolve […]

RESOLVING FINANCIAL DISPUTES THROUGH MEDIATION: A Case Study from the Perspective of In-House Counsel

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

By: Michael W. Emerson, Esq.|March 2020 New York Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Special Report Imagine you work as “in-house” counsel at an investment bank.  Your principal role is to advise your clients (typically sales personnel, product structurers and traders) about the various legal, regulatory and compliance risks associated with esoteric financial products.  These products are not […]

RESOLVING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE MATTERS – POSITIVE OUTCOMES THROUGH MEDIATION

Posted on Mar 09, 2020

By: Bob Worden, Esq. | March 2020 There are numerous benefits associated with using mediation to resolve medical malpractice disputes. The mediation process affords both parties more control over the process, often reduces the cost of litigation, and can expedite dispute resolution for all. Medical malpractice mediation also presents its challenges. Given the nature of medical […]

THE BENEFITS OF EARLY MEDIATION – THE PATH LEAST TAKEN REQUIRES COMMITMENT

Posted on Jan 02, 2020

The purpose of placing an arbitration clause in a contract is to streamline the resolution of any disputes under the agreement. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) avoids the time, cost and uncertainty of litigating in court when a dispute arises. In drafting an arbitration clause, the goal is make the clause itself clear a...

THE ROLE OF HUMOR IN MEDIATION – NO LAUGHING MATTER!

Posted on Sep 10, 2019

The purpose of placing an arbitration clause in a contract is to streamline the resolution of any disputes under the agreement. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) avoids the time, cost and uncertainty of litigating in court when a dispute arises. In drafting an arbitration clause, the goal is make the clause itself clear a...