NAM's General Counsel To Speak at the NYSBA Annual Labor & Employment Law Section Fall Meeting

CLE Events | Event Date: October 20 through Sunday, October 22, 2017

October 16, 2017

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is proud to announce that NAM's General Counsel, Jacqueline I. Silvey, Esq., will join in a panel discussion on Employment Arbitration at the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Annual Labor & Employment Law Section Fall Meeting. The meeting will be held at The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing, NY from Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Ms. Silvey will participate in a 75-minute program entitled Three Providers: Three Sets of Rules: An Examination of Similarities and Differences to be held on Friday, October 20th from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. She will provide insight into the advantages of using arbitration as an alternative way to effectively settle disputes and will discuss the processes and rules attorneys and their clients must consider. Topics to be addressed will include administrative procedures, a comparison of commercial versus employment rules; expedited versus complex proceeds, individual agreement versus employer plan, due process protocols, initiating a case, filing fees and available waivers, selection of the arbitrator, pleadings and counter claims, additional parties, motion practice, party and third party discovery, hearing protocols, issuance of an award and privacy issues.

Ms. Silvey will be joined by Anne Lesser, Esq., Vice President of AAA, Labor, Employment and Elections Division and Matt York, General Manager of JAMS. Richard P. Byrne, Esq., will also be attending this year's meeting, one NAM's top commercial mediators.

As General Counsel, Jacqueline Silvey is involved in various administrative operations of the company including panel development, oversight and implementation of commercial and employment dispute resolution initiatives and general business affairs of the company. She has been invited to participate in numerous continuing legal education seminars to speak on the benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “NAM is proud to once again support the New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section's annual meeting. It is a terrific opportunity for attendees and members of the legal community throughout New York State to learn more about Labor and Employment ADR programs. As General Counsel for NAM, Jacqueline knows the legal landscape of L&E matters and is exceptionally qualified to speak on them. I am confident that all who attend will benefit greatly from what she has to say.”

NAM has been selected a Platinum Sponsor for this Fall Meeting and will host the Cocktail Reception Friday evening.

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Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the second year in a row, NAM was named Best ADR firm in the United States by the 2017 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey. Additionally, 6 of NAM's neutrals were named National Law Journal 2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 37 nationwide. The company was also ranked a Best National ADR Provider by the 2017 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Consistent with being the nation's premier ADR provider, the New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past seven years. NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the 2017 Best of The New Jersey Law Journal and Best of the Midwest annual surveys.

NAM actively works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50% of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. The company 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 (including 3rd party and 1st party actions), Professional Liability and Real Estate dispute resolution. NAM is often an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and often time-consuming litigation.

NAM provides complimentary Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments and other legal and business organizations.