Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Part II

Supplemental considerations for employment and adhesive arbitration contracts. In the previous edition of this newsletter (May 2019), I addressed general considerations for drafting and customizing arbitration agreements for general commercial and civil matters....

Are you bound to arbitrate?

Commercial and Consumer Contracts. When a written agreement contains a clear, well-crafted, broad arbitration clause, parties will be bound to arbitrate. An excellent example is the recent case of Fox v. Transunion, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 183937 (S.D. Ohio Oct. 26,...

Are you/your client ready for mediation?

It is now well established that mediation is an extremely effective process for the resolution of a wide variety of business, personal, contract and other legal disputes. Party self-determination and control of decisions leads to more durable resolutions. Preparing...