Law360 (May 6, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Arbitration can be a cheaper, speedier alternative to litigation, but it presents unique challenges for attorneys accustomed to working in a courtroom. A group of arbitration lawyers shared strategies for coming out on the winning side at a recent conference of the American Bar Association's litigation section in New York, and Law360 was there.
The More Arbitrators, the Better
Arbitration cases are usually heard by either one or three arbitrators, and the experts agree that more is generally better.
"The more people deciding the case, the less the chance of getting a goofy result," said former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey,...
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