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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

Butler Pappas Commentary: This Mediation Is Confidential, Right?
Posted on 25 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly N. Gorak and Anita Devi P. Misir [Editor's Note: Kimberly N. Gorak is a senior associate and Anita Devi P. Misir is an associate with the law firm of Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP, which has offices in Tampa, Chicago, Philadelphia... Read More

Federal Judge Orders NFL, Players To Try Mediation Again
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn. - (AP) The federal judge handling the lawsuit against the NFL ordered the sides to participate in court-supervised mediation, while saying Monday she still is considering whether to grant the players' request for a preliminary injunction... Read More

Judge Orders Mediation For Texas Rangers, Lenders
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas - (AP) A federal bankruptcy judge ordered the Texas Rangers and their angry creditors into mediation Thursday, pushing any resolution of the long-delayed sale dangerously close to a deadline that could be crucial to the team's playoff... Read More