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Arbitration & Mediation

The Mackenzie Hughes team of experienced litigators possess deep trial experience and also devote a significant part of their practice to serving as neutrals in arbitrations, mediations and other forms of alternate dispute resolution.  Their years of experience as both neutrals and advocates in a broad range of commercial, construction and tort litigation matters, including complex federal cases, enables them to add significant value when parties turn to alternative dispute resolution.

Mediation and arbitration are forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  ADR is a means of resolving various claims and other legal disputes in a fair, expeditious and cost effective manner. We often recommend the use of ADR as a pragmatic and efficient way to meet our clients’ needs. ADR is one way to optimize case outcomes while managing the costs, time and stress of a lawsuit. We have attorneys experienced in ADR and have offered their breadth of experience to help numerous clients settle their disputes in this fashion.




What is Mediation, and Why Does it Work?

In recent years, I have developed a busy practice as a mediator, while also continuing to pursue my very active litigation practice.  What is mediation?  It is a voluntary settlement conference, in which the parties to a dispute try to negotiate an agreement resolving their differences, with the assistance of a neutral third-party facilitator, called…

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