JENNIFER HERSCOVICI, ESQ., FORMER NYC LAW DEPARTMENT SENIOR COUNSEL, NEGOTIATOR, JOINS NAM’S ESTEEMED PANEL OF NEUTRALS

New York, NY (January 15, 2019) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation’s leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce the addition of Jennifer Herscovici, Esq. to its New York metro panel of arbitrators and mediators.

A former Senior Counsel, Negotiator for the New York City Law Department’s Tort Division, Jennifer Herscovici, Esq. has settled thousands of cases in actions involving claims of various types of negligence, labor law, defamation and civil rights violations. As a neutral for NAM, she draws from her significant experience handling complex negotiations and is recognized by her peers as an authority in negotiation and settlement.  Additionally, her many years of trial practice experience has resulted in taking to verdict numerous high exposure cases.

Throughout her many years of experience negotiating cases and settling disputes, she has gained a reputation for her extensive knowledge in numerous areas of law including negligence, premises liability, tort and product liability and personal injury. Ms. Herscovici is an avid proponent of ADR and is known for her ability to evaluate cases, astutely assess the issues at hand and effectively guide parties and counsel to fair resolutions.

Ms. Herscovici is also a committed advocate for women’s rights, diversity and inclusion. As the Women’s Committee Chair for the New York City Law Department, she led numerous initiatives, including programs related to professional development and career advancement for women in law.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “Jennifer’s firsthand experience as a negotiator with New York City court system is an invaluable asset when is it comes to arbitrating or mediating cases for NAM. Her reputation as an authority in negotiation and conflict resolution is exemplary. I am very pleased to include her as a member of NAM’s nationally recognized panel of neutrals.”

Ms. Herscovici is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the New York Metro area beginning March 1st, 2019.

ABOUT NAM

Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the third year in a row, NAM was named the Best ADR Firm in the United States by the 2018 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Further, seven of NAM’s neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past eight years and was voted the #1 Online ADR Resource by this year’s survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to the ADR community at large. In 2018, NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the Best of the Midwest and New Jersey Law Journal Annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the Best of Connecticut Law Tribune and Texas Lawyer 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 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal practitioners 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 deep experience in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, 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.

View some of NAM’s most recent accolades:

2018 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

2018 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey

The National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions