Complex Commercial

Despite the best intentions of all parties involved, conflicts often arise in business transactions where there are divergent interests. Solving issues quickly, efficiently and out of court can often save relationships, time and money.

NAM administers the arbitration and/or mediation of disputes of all sizes and complexities. Whether you have a relatively small claim with another entity or a more complex case with multiple parties and significant money at risk, our dispute resolution services can prove invaluable in resolving such matters.

To properly address the unique and sensitive nature of commercial matters, our Commercial Division’s priority is to offer a streamlined and customized approach to resolving disputes. Procedures can be tailored for handling discovery issues and the submission of legal briefs.

Areas of experience

NAM offers significant experience administrating cases in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Breach of contract
  • Tortious interference with contract/business relations
  • Corporate/partnership disputes
  • Fraud and deceptive practices
  • Non-compete, non-solicitation and nondisclosure agreements
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Class actions

An Exceptional panel of neutrals

Our panel of esteemed neutrals includes former commercial division judges and well-respected, highly qualified practicing attorneys who are experienced in an array of commercial matters and cognizant of the intricacies associated with these cases.

Outstanding case administration

NAM prides itself on its reputation for providing exceptional customer service throughout all facets of the dispute resolution process. Our team of case managers have significant experience in administering matters across a variety of legal practice areas. They understand the nuances of a variety of case types, programs and applicable rules. Through continuous communication and the solicitation of feedback from involved parties, our case managers carefully oversee the administration of each matter referred to NAM, ensuring that cases are resolved in a timely, efficient and diligent manner.

Rules, forms & fees

The following resources are provided for cases referred to NAM as a result of a pre-existing contractual provision requiring and/or providing that the parties have agreed to use mediation or arbitration as the chosen method of dispute resolution.

NAM’s Comprehensive Rules and Procedures

NAM’s Comprehensive Fees and Costs

Demand for Arbitration

Request for Mediation

Sample Commercial Clause (Arbitration)

Sample Commercial Clause (Mediation)