ADR — Mediation Vs. Arbitration

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- In today’s trying economic times, more and more clients are opting to resolve legal entanglements, including complex and contentious environmental disputes, through alternative dispute resolution methods. Such methods have long been viewed as a faster, better and cheaper way to resolve certain matters. With the ever-rising cost of litigation and extended time frames before a complex case can reach trial, ADR has recently expanded its footprint to the environmental arena. Once the parties have agreed to ADR, the issue becomes what type of ADR should be...
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