Most alternative dispute resolution is brought into disputes, or lawsuits, after thousands of hours and dollars have been spent “fighting the fight.” But how many of us ever consider the idea of mediating a contested matter before it matures into litigation? Partner Rick Williams discussed why pre-suit mediation is a grossly underutilized vehicle for litigation avoidance.
The webinar examined:
- How pre-suit mediation can build a bridge over the risks which can consume resources.
- The potential benefits of pre-suit mediation.
- How to determine if a dispute is appropriate for early pre-suit mediation and settlement.
Please Note: This article is necessarily general in nature and is not a substitute for legal advice with respect to any particular case. Readers should consult with an attorney before taking any action affecting their interests.