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New York, NY (January 14, 2019) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce that it will be an inaugural sponsor at the 2019 New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Annual Meeting. The event will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown from Monday, January 14th to Friday, January 18th.

The conference will bring together more than 4,500 NYSBA members from around the state and beyond.  Attendees will share insights and experiences, share ideas about the latest legal trends, enhance professional relationships and take advantage of the diverse array of events and sessions presented by the Association's sections and committees.

Attendees are invited to join NAM at booth #8 in the exhibit hall to learn more about our continued leadership and innovation in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

NAM will also attend the NYSBA's Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section Joint Reception Dinner on Wednesday, January 16th.  The dinner will be held at The Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47th Street, New York, NY.  Those attending on behalf of NAM will be Richard Byrne, Esq., George Freitag, Esq. Susan Hernandez, Esq. Jennifer Herscovici, Esq., Hon. Karla, Moskowitz, Hon. Larry S. Schachner and Hon. Peter B. Skelos.

The New York State Bar Association mission is to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession; to cherish and foster a spirit of collegiality among the members of the Association; to apply its knowledge and experience in the field of law to promote the public good and to promote and correlate the same and similar objectives in and among the bar organizations in the State of New York and in the interest of the legal profession and the public.


Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the third year in a row, NAM was named the Best ADR Firm in the United States by the 2018 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Further, seven of NAM's neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past eight years and was voted the #1 Online ADR Resource by this year's survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to the ADR community at large. In 2018, NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the  Best of the Midwest and  New Jersey Law Journal Annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the Best of Connecticut Law Tribune and Texas Lawyer surveys.

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal practitioners uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability and real estate dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.