Preparation, Preparation, Preparation - Investing in the Mediation
In January of 2016, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) published the article "Preparation, Preparation, Preparation - Investing in the Mediation" by L'Abbate Balkan partner, Richard P. Byrne.
The article discusses how Mediations should be viewed as much more akin to a trial with “preparation, preparation, preparation” being the mantra chanted. Mediations provide that moment in time which is part of – yet removed from – the litigation process.
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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