What makes a good mediator? Faith S. Hochberg, retired federal judge and experienced FedArb mediator and arbitrator, explains. Preparation Preparation is where top-quality mediators differentiate themselves. I hear from parties and litigators how much they appreciate it when a mediator has read everything they sent and has already started thinking of approaches to spur the... Read more »
The percentage of civil cases that actually reach trial in the Federal courts is estimated to be about 1 percent. Faith S. Hochberg, retired federal judge and experienced FedArb mediator and arbitrator, explains some of the reasons cases don't reach the trial stage: Litigation takes businesses away from what they do best, which is business,... Read more »
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