New York, NY (April 1, 2019) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation’s leading alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firms, is proud to announce that it was voted the #1 ADR Provider by the 2019 Corporate Counsel Annual Best of Survey for the second year in a row – a testament to NAM’s relentless focus on providing in-house legal practitioners and their organizations with exceptional customer service, superior case administration and an unmatched panel of highly respected and knowledgeable neutrals. NAM was also ranked the #1 Online ADR Resource and the #1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) provider in the nationwide survey.
The Corporate Counsel Community Has Spoken. Again!
This year, rankings were based on a survey of in-house corporate legal and compliance professionals from more than 500 companies. Corporate Counsel is the nation’s leading integrated media source for the global in-house legal community covering legal affairs, business issues and government mandates affecting corporate America.
“NAM is honored to once again be recognized by the in-house corporate legal community as the premier ADR company in the nation for the second year in a row,” Roy Israel, NAM President and CEO stated. “The readers of Corporate Counsel include the top in-house attorneys and executives in the nation and the results of this survey confirm NAM’s continuing commitment to provide exceptional administrative services and highly respected neutrals to legal communities throughout the U.S.”
A Recognized Leader in ADR
In addition to being chosen the #1 ADR Provider in the nation for the second straight year, NAM was ranked a Top ADR Provider by the National Law Journal Reader Rankings Annual Survey. The company was also voted the #1 ADR firm by the New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey for the last eight years with 7 of its mediators and 6 of its arbitrators ranked in the top 10. Further, Mr. Israel and 7 of NAM’s neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions. Further, in 2018, NAM was 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.
Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the sixth year in a row, NAM was named a Top ADR Firm in the United States by the 2019 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2019 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey, for a second year in a row. 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.
Ranked the #1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Provider in the nation by the 2019 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey and the 2019 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey, NAM offers complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.
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Corporate Counsel’s Best of Survey is a list of the top legal products and service providers as determined by votes from members of the national law community. This year’s special supplement summarizes the results of an online ballot that included over 500 companies and over 65 business categories. “This product was developed out of a desire to help our readers identify the finest legal products and service providers and to package their choices all in one reference…Corporate Counsel’s Best Of showcases the businesses that stand out among their competitors…’ said Richard Caruso, Vice President of Legal Media. The final list includes the top three vote-getters in each category. Readers were notified of the ballot through direct emails, social media updates and online advertisements across ALM’s network of websites, including Law.com and CC.com. The ballot encompassed the areas of technology, research, litigation consulting, accounting, banking, insurance, financial services, litigation support, education, outside counsel, mediation and recruiting and staffing.
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