Ryan Hamilton


  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Editor: Please share with us your thoughts about establishing in-house expertise in arbitration and mediation. Is ADR representation something that general counsel should look for outside counsel to provide, or is there a need for this kind of expertise within the legal department?
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Editor: Is ADR still a less expensive alternative to litigation? Dreier: In short: "Yes" for both mediation and arbitration. Mediation avoids most discovery, and the expensive, intense and emotional wait for and cost of trial. Results are negotiated, not imposed by a judge or jury or subject to costly appeals. You can obtain innovative results beyond the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Editor: What are the factors that general counsel should look for in selecting an ADR forum? Are some forums more favorably disposed than others in certain types of dispute?