Our Practice Groups

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Our Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice team has substantial experience in arbitrations and mediations.  We are highly regarded across a broad range disciplines for counseling clients on litigation avoidance and the non-litigation resolution of disputes wherever practicable.  We advocate all forms of alternative dispute resolution and have enjoyed tremendous success negotiating the settlement of complex business disputes through various dispute resolution mechanisms.

Many of our Business Litigation attorneys are also experienced transactional lawyers, and we work very closely with our corporate colleagues to develop efficient “out of the box” business solutions to our clients’ business disputes.

Several of our partners serve as mediators and arbitrators for the ICC, AAA and as privately engaged mediators and arbitrators.  At the forefront of our ADR practice is The Honorable David B. Saxe (Ret.), who served for 19 years as an Associate Justice, New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department before joining the firm.  Whether serving as mediator, arbitrator or consultant to legal teams, the depth and breadth of his experience as a distinguished jurist and before that as a seasoned attorney allow him to provide deep, impartial and meaningful solutions. He has a particular focus on complex commercial, insurance and real estate controversies, as well as significant experience in resolving high-end matrimonial disputes either as a mediator, arbitrator or consultant.