Posted on Aug 17, 2017 |News

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)August 17, 2017

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to announce that Richard P. Byrne, Esq. has been invited to speak at the annual CPCU Society (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters) Atlanta I-Day 2017 conference entitled “The Perfect Storm” for the second year in a row. The conference will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Byrne will address the issues of “Construction Defect Claims: A Mediator's Perspective.” Topics will include the right time-frame for mediation, participants, the value of pre-mediation submissions, the mediation hearing and opening statements, negotiating strategies and the role of the client(s) in the mediation.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “I'd like to thank the CPCU Society for inviting Richard to speak at its annual event for the second year in a row.  I know that the Society's Atlanta I-Day brings together over 400 insurance professionals for a day of speakers, programming and networking.  This is a great opportunity for attendees and members of the insurance community to meet Richard and gain insight as to how mediation can be used as a means to effectively resolve complicated claims disputes.  Richard is such an accomplished speaker and neutral and there is no doubt in my mind that attendees will benefit from  Richard's vast knowledge and experience.”

For the third consecutive year, Richard P. Byrne, Esq. was voted one of the Top 3 Mediators in the country by the 2017 National Law Journal Annual 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. Mr. Byrne was also voted one of the Top 10 Mediators by the 2016 New York Law Journal Annual Survey for the third straight year. He has mediated matters involving a wide range of legal topics including insurance coverage, construction and commercial disputes, employment, property damage, risk transfer disputes and disability claims.

Click here to view Richard Byrne's resume.

For additional information on Atlanta I-Day 2017, “The Perfect Storm”, click  link below.