Don't Fear The Expert at Mediation
In March of 2016, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) published the article "Don't Fear The Expert at Mediation" by L'Abbate Balkan partner, Richard P. Byrne.
The article addresses the dilemma of how best to bring an expert’s work product, analysis, opinions and presence to a Mediation while not opening him or her up to attack or an opportunity for the other side to engage in free discovery.
Click here to read the complete article on the NAM website.
Richard P. Byrne, Esq., is a member of NAM’s (National Arbitration and Mediation) Hearing Officer Panel and is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the United States. In 2018, for the fourth year in a row, he was voted one of the Top 3 Mediators in the country by National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey and for the second year in a row, he was named a National Law Journal 2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 37 nationwide. Further, for the fourth straight year, he was voted a Top Ten Mediator in New York State by the 2017 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey. He is also co-managing partner of L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P. and chair of the Firm's Insurance Industry Practice Group.
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