It would be wise for potential employers who wish to have disputes with unsuccessful job applicants subject to arbitration clearly set this forth in their job applications.
The Seventh Circuit ruling provides some useful guidance for parties and panelists involved in contentious arbitration cases.
The Seventh Circuit made clear that, in most cases, it will not look kindly on parties who pursue judicial review of arbitral awards.
By Bonnie Mayfield
What are crucial issues involved in mass tort negotiation and settlement? Cy pres distributions and ethical consideration are a few of the many issues.
By J. Gregory Whitehair
A Michigan neutral's decision to vacation with defense counsel after conducting med-arb sessions got her disqualified, but without upsetting her pre-vacation decisions.
By Michael Porter
Ninth Circuit rejects argument that employment arbitration agreement with class-action waiver violates the NLRA.
Hear law professor and author John Lande outline the advantages of working closely with opposing counsel—before and during a trial. Despite attorney fears of appearing weak this type of strategy often serves both the attorneys and their clients. (11:28 min) Save 20% when you purchase the book!
Eric English and Paul Genender describe the use of settlement counsel during trials. Although they are not always needed, hiring settlement counsel can make life easier for the trial counsel and may help your client achieve their desired outcome. (11:28 min)
The new rules provide parties with a streamlined appellate arbitration procedure that allows for a high-level review of arbitral awards.
The new rules are the product of a three-year effort.
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