Posted on Feb 14, 2019 |Community Events

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, supports the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance (NYCTLA) and will attend its 2019 Judges Cocktail Party on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  The event will be held at The Capital Grille, 201 Broadway, New York, NY with the cocktail reception/buffet beginning at 6:00 p.m. followed by awards and dessert at 7:30 p.m.

Those attending on behalf of NAM will be Richard Byrne, Esq., George Freitag, Esq., Susan Hernandez, Esq., Jennifer Herscovici,Esq., Howard J. Kaplan, Esq., Hon. Larry S. Schachner, Hon. Peter B. Skelos and Bob Worden, Esq.

For 80 years, the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance has encouraged the development of collegial relationships between bench and bar, in the firm belief that the bond between attorneys and the judges before whom they appear, once established and thereafter enhanced through sociable interaction, serves the best interests and highest aspirations of our noble profession.

Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the third year in a row, NAM was named the Best ADR Firm in the United States by the 2018 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Further, seven of NAM's neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past eight years and was voted the #1 Online ADR Resource by this year's survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to the ADR community at large. In 2018, NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the Best of the Midwest and New Jersey Law Journal Annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the Best of Connecticut Law Tribune and Texas Lawyer surveys.

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal practitioners uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with deep experience in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability and real estate dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.