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William A. Ruskin: The Success Of The SDNY Mediation Program
Posted on 23 Jan 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin The Mediation Program of the SDNY provides litigants in commercial litigation with an opportunity, generally early in their litigation, to resolve their disputes without going through the expense of full-blown discovery and the... Read More

William A. Ruskin: The Confidentiality Of Mediation In New York May Not Be Assured
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin New York mediator, Richard S. Weil , poses the question in his New York Law Journal article, dated October 25, 2012, "Is Mediation Confidential in New York?" As Mr. Weil observes, confidentiality is a critical element... Read More

Vivendi Court Narrows Securities Suit Class, Applying Morrison
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In the long-awaited rulings on the post-trial motions in the Vivendi securities case , Judge Richard Holwell has entered a February 22, 2011 order materially narrowing the plaintiff class based on the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Morrison v. National... Read More

Lori A. Sochin Named Co-Chair Of ADR Committee Of ABA Section Of Litigation
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A. has announced that shareholder Lori A. Sochin has been reappointed co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association (ABA... Read More