Posted on Oct 16, 2018 |CLE Events


Esteemed NAM neutral, Honorable John P. DiBlasi, also invited to speak to conference attendees on Secrets of Successful Negotiation _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

New York, NY (October 16, 2018) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce its continued support of the in-house community as a Silver Sponsor of this year's Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas from October 21st – 24th. For the second year in a row, NAM will join more than 3,000 legal professionals including in-house counsel, law firms and legal service providers from around the world to connect on the latest complex legal and regulatory challenges facing the in-house legal community today.  Visit NAM's booth at the ACC Annual Meeting, Austin Convention Center.

In addition to NAM's sponsorship of the conference, NAM neutral, the Honorable John P. DiBlasi, has been invited to speak at the conference's Tuesday afternoon 90-minute CLE session, Secrets of Successful Negotiation. Judge DiBlasi and fellow panelists will lead an interactive discussion on practical techniques and strategies for dealing with high-stakes negotiations. The program will also be made available via simulcast for both ACC members and non-members who will not be participating live at the conference.

Recently voted the #1 ADR Provider by the in-house community in this year's Corporate Counsel Best of Survey, NAM continues to remain at the forefront of dispute resolution solutions for companies and their in-house legal departments. Designed to bridge in-house business needs and provide an alternative to expensive and often time-consuming litigation, NAM's in-house ADR solutions range from conflict resolution (including arbitration and mediation) to conflict mitigation (training, guidance and custom ADR program development) services.


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. NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the 2018 Best of the Midwest and 2018 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.

View some of NAM's most recent accolades:

2018 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

2018 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

The National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions

2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey