Posted on Sep 13, 2018 |Awards

New York, NY (September 13, 2018) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce that the Honorable Peter B. Skelos has been selected as a 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine.  This prestigious publication recognizes outstanding lawyers in the New York Metro region who exhibit excellence in their practice. Only 5% of attorneys in the New York Metro area receive this distinction. This is the second year in a row that Judge Skelos has been the recipient of this honor.

Hon. Peter B. Skelos is a former Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, 2nd Department and served over 21 years in the New York State judiciary. He is well-versed in the law and is a highly regarded mediator and arbitrator for NAM. He has arbitrated and mediated cases that include construction, commercial, professional liability, insurance coverage, matrimonial, medical malpractice and personal injury matters.

In 2018, for the third year in a row, Judge Skelos was voted a Top Ten Mediator by The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and for the second straight year was named a National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of  a select group of only 46 nationwide (2018, 2017).  He is also a partner at Forchelli Deegan Terrana where he directs the Firm's Appellate Practice Group and is a member of the Litigation Department.

Judge Skelos is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the New York Metro area.


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. NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the 2018 Best of the Midwest and 2017 New Jersey Law Journal annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the 2018 Best of Connecticut Law Tribune survey.

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 specific expertise in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury (including third-party and first-party actions), 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.
For more information, visit www.namadr.com.

View some of NAM's most recent accolades:

2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey

2018 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

The National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions

2017 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey