5 Mistakes Lawyers Make In Mediation

Law360, New York (August 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Mediation may sound like a straightforward process, but when parties are not ready to budge from their positions to reach a middle ground, it can easily turn into a battleground where tempers flare and egos clash.

Whether the claims involve sexual harassment, a major company’s sudden bankruptcy, stolen trade secrets or a faulty product, lawyers and mediators say any dispute is ripe for mediation.

And with the U.S. economy struggling to stay afloat, there is no better time for companies to seek out this alternative forum...
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