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Make the Most of your Mediation: The Employment Case

Mediating employment disputes before legal action is filed gives parties an opportunity to settle their differences before incurring impressive attorney’s fees and expending valuable effort. Yet, it’s no easy thing to settle a…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Don’t Let Coverage Issue Delay Settlement

There are a number of steps in-house counsel can take to increase the likelihood of mediation while working with outside counsel on cases defended by carriers. Some mediations directly involve insurance, such as those…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Achieving Workable – and Just – ADR Results in Family Law

Mediation, the ADR vehicle most commonly used in family law cases, frequently results in a final settlement – but often only after a marathon session dealing with the many important issues in the lives of family members…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Family Law

Responding to a Security Breach: Insurance

It is an otherwise normal day until you, the General Counsel, receive a call from the CIO: “We have a cyber-security breach. We’ve identified some unusual activity and it appears that data has been sent out through unknown IPO…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Uber, DirecTV and Beyond

Much of corporate America is determined to require consumers and employees to arbitrate disputes, including waiving their right to participate in class action lawsuits. …more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Fall 2015

Reflections from the ADR Summit - GEC panelist Judge Nancy Holtz recently spoke with some of the attendees of the ABA Forum on Construction Law Fall Meeting in Austin, Texas, which included the Chair of the Forum, Harper…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

An Update on Dilts v. Penske Logistics

In May 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari in Dilts v. Penske Logistics, LLC. The 9th Circuit Dilts decision had reversed the District Court’s determination that the Federal Aviation Administration…more
| Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

Technological Advances Help Resolve Disputes

The modern lawyer has a very different lexicon from her predecessors, and an entirely new array of tools for practicing law and managing the practice of law. This is the era of the Internet of Things, where Big Data is…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Science, Computers, & Technology

IP Matters, Fall 2015

Textile Copyright Cases Ripe for ADR - While normally focused on music and media matters, copyright lawyers in California have grown busy with something else: fabrics. Hundreds of textile copyright suits involving fabric…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Make the Most of Your Mediation – The Personal Injury Case

Doesn’t it seem like all personal injury cases should settle at mediation? Due to the mountain of available data, there is much more predictability with the outcome of PI cases than with other civil cases. Yet it still happens…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Personal Injury

Federal Arbitration Case Update | The Powers that Be

Following are two interesting and recent federal court rulings related to arbitration. Arbitrator Has Authority to Rule on Whether He Can Change His Mind - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners v. Tappan Zee…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Employment Matters Newsletter, Fall 2015

With Experimental Benefits Come Additional Legal Considerations - Corporate experimentation, combined with innovative employment practices designed to promote more flexible work environments, may be transformative. These…more
| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law

Witnesses in Arbitration – California Arbitration Act (Part I)

Testimony and documents may be obtained in arbitration in accordance with the parties’ agreement, the applicable institutional arbitration rules and provisions of law (federal and state arbitration acts, as applicable). This…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Personal Injury

Importance of Neutrality

October 12 kicked off the 2015 ABA Mediation Week. This year’s theme is “Mediation: Successes, Challenges, Trends and the Next Generation: Looking to the past, present and future.” Lawyers and mediators understand both the…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Mediation plus: Don’t leave money on the table - Two approaches to modifying mediation in difficult-to-settle cases

Mediation is the most widely used ADR approach today and has been for the past generation. In the course of becoming widespread it has also become predictable. It has become predictable that last month one party told me a young…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts
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