Posted on: Tue, 03/15/2022

By: Michelle Skipper, Vice President, AAA® Commercial Division and Luis M. Martinez, Vice President, ICDR®

Businesses in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomedical technology, and medical devices space all have demanding timelines for research, development, regulatory approval, manufacturing, marketing, sales, supply, and distribution of new products. That and the enormous

Posted on: Thu, 02/17/2022

By: Svetlana Gitman, Esq., Vice President, AAA® Commercial Division

Adopting a diversity pledge (for example, the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion) is not the only way that companies and organizations can create a diverse workplace. Utilizing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to handle disputes provides an opportunity for parties to give real meaning to their pledge to

Posted on: Tue, 01/25/2022

Large complex energy-related disputes are resolved successfully through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) —and not necessarily just the highly visible ones grabbing the public’s attention, such as pipeline accidents and power outages.

In the dynamic global energy sector, disputes between and within energy companies arise from any number of sources—commercial issues; construction, real estate, and

Posted on: Mon, 12/06/2021

Opening “Mindfully”: Counsel Considerations

By: Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq., CCA, Senior Vice President, AAA-ICDR®; Executive Director/Mediation, AAA® 

Mediation Mind Shifts are the critical, incremental shifts in thinking that must occur to