WIPL Roundtable: One Size Fits None – Leveraging ADR as an Effective Dispute Resolution Strategy

CLE Events | Event Date: October 18, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. ET

NAM is thrilled to be a sponsor for this year's Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference, happening in New Orleans from October 17 through October 19, 2023.

On Wednesday, October 18 at 4:15 p.m., please join us for a CLE Lunch Roundtable entitled, “One Size Fits None: Leveraging ADR as an Effective Dispute Resolution Strategy.” The program will feature Tapestry ADR neutral the Hon. Cynthia Stephens (Ret.), Shondella M. Reed, Esq., (Associate General Counsel at Meta), and Tiffany Mallory Moore (Corporate Counsel, Litigation at Mercedez Benz USA). Our experienced moderators will share effective strategies to help corporate counsel navigate disputes with confidence and minimize the potential impact of personal liability.

Our speakers will cover issues arising from various types of disputes involving employees, consumers, and B2B. They will also explore considerations when utilizing ADR, including managing local counsel, preparing effectively, mitigating risk, and handling ADR proceedings when the corporation acknowledges wrongdoing. This expert-led discussion will equip participants with indispensable knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to achieve expedited, cost-effective resolutions in an ever-evolving business and legal landscape.

To register for the Women, Influence, & Power in Law Conference, visit the ALM website here.

Meet our presenter

Hon. Cynthia Stephens (Ret.) is a mediator and arbitrator with decades of appellate, commercial litigation, and civil rights experience. She was appointed to the Michigan Court of Appeals in 2008 and served on the bench until 2022. Before her appointment to the Court of Appeals. She served as a Judge for the Third Circuit Court and the 36th District Court. Judge Stephens has been admitted to practice in Georgia, Texas, and Michigan. Prior to her election to the district court, she served as Vice-Chair of the Wayne County Charter Commission, Associate General Counsel to the Michigan Senate, Regional Director for the National Conference of Black Lawyers-Atlanta office, and consultant to the National League of Cities Veterans Discharge Upgrade Project.

About NAM

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is a full-service provider of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services – supporting clients throughout the U.S. and in major cities around the world through a highly secure suite of onsite, virtual, and hybrid forums. With its superb customer service, market-leading technology, and an exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators, NAM works with over 10,000 commercial entities, including over half of the Fortune 100 companies. Throughout its 30+ year history, the company has consistently been ranked one of the top ADR and Continuing Legal Education providers in the country, including in the most recent “Best Of” surveys by the National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.

About Tapestry ADR

Led by industry veteran Marcie Dickson, Tapestry ADR has been formed to accelerate the development and promotion of a wide range of strategic initiatives at NAM including expansion in key markets; new services and technology solutions; diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging (DEIAB) initiatives; and strategic partnerships. As a division of NAM, Tapestry ADR has access to NAM's full scope of resources and capabilities to pursue these important initiatives.