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Understanding the Benefits of Private Mediation for IP Disputes

Understanding the Benefits of Private Mediation for IP Disputes

December 5, 2014

To ensure that we offer the best in intellectual property (IP) mediation, ADR Systems has assembled an all-star panel of IP neutrals, including some of the field’s most prominent attorneys.  However, it might not be clear why you and your client should consider fee-based private mediation for your IP matter when it is often possible […]

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Using Mediation to Expedite Resolution of IP Disputes

Using Mediation to Expedite Resolution of IP Disputes

December 2, 2014

Intellectual property (IP) law is a rapidly expanding field, and has grown to involve many of the intangible assets that distinguish a business from its competitors.  Because of this, ADR Systems has assembled an all-star panel of IP neutrals, made up of some of the field’s most prominent IP attorneys.  Our IP practice group includes Martin Robins, […]

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ADR Systems Neutrals Featured in Leading Lawyers Top 10 ADR Neutrals

ADR Systems Neutrals Featured in Leading Lawyers Top 10 ADR Neutrals

November 20, 2014

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Joseph N. Casciato, (Ret.), Hon. Thomas P. Durkin, (Ret.), Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.), and Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.) for being featured in the Leading Lawyer’s (September 2014) Top 10 ADR Neutrals.  Judges Casciato, Hogan, and Nudelman were listed among the Top 10 ADR: PI Neutrals, and Judges Durkin and Nudelman […]

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Gary M. Ropski, Esq. Named Top IP Attorney in Illinois

Gary M. Ropski, Esq. Named Top IP Attorney in Illinois

October 29, 2014

ADR Systems is proud to announce that Senior Mediator and Arbitrator Gary M. Ropski, Esq. was recently voted the top intellectual property (IP) attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers.  Leading Lawyers is a publication that names the top attorneys in each state based on the recommendations of their peers statewide. Mr. Ropski was also featured in […]

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Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) to Speak in NBI Video Webcast

Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) to Speak in NBI Video Webcast

October 29, 2014

On November 20, 2014, Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) will be speaking in the National Business Institute’s (NBI) video webcast entitled, “Small Companies – Big Problems: Legal Management of Shareholder and Partner Disputes at Closely-Held Entities.”  The video webcast is a continuing legal education (CLE) course that provides attorneys with valuable knowledge for how to manage every […]

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ADR Systems Attends Conflict Resolution Day

ADR Systems Attends Conflict Resolution Day

October 23, 2014

On October 16, 2014, ADR Systems’ Gabrielle Gustilo and Ashley Jordan attended the Association for Conflict Resolution’s (ACR) Conflict Resolution Day in honor of Mediation Week 2014.  Conflict Resolution Day was started by ACR in 2005 to celebrate the growth of the alternative dispute resolution field and the achievements made by its contributors.  The event was […]

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Mediation Week 2014 – Overcoming Obstacles in Mediation

Mediation Week 2014 – Overcoming Obstacles in Mediation

October 17, 2014

Today for ABA Mediation Week 2014, we asked a few of our neutrals, “What is a particular obstacle you may come up against in mediation, and how do you manage it?”  Their answers describe different strategies that a mediator can use to encourage alienated parties to openly negotiate. Hon. Daniel Kelley, (Ret.) answered that sometimes parties […]

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Mediation Week 2014 – Finding Inspiration in Mediation

Mediation Week 2014 – Finding Inspiration in Mediation

October 16, 2014

Today for ABA Mediation Week 2014, we asked a few of our neutrals, “What is a positive or inspirational experience you have had with mediation?” Their answers describe how mediation offers parties the opportunity to better understand and reestablish relationships with the other side by encouraging them to negotiate. Hon. Philip Bronstein, (Ret.) replied that mediation […]

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Mediation Week 2014 – The Value of Mediation

Mediation Week 2014 – The Value of Mediation

October 15, 2014

Today for ABA Mediation Week 2014, we asked a few of our neutrals, “What do you think is most valuable about mediation?” Their answers emphasize how mediation offers parties much more control over the process and outcome of their dispute than in litigation.  It also offers parties the opportunity to be fully heard. Hon. Jerome Orbach, (Ret.) replied that […]

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Mediation Week 2014 – Reasons to Become a Mediator

Mediation Week 2014 – Reasons to Become a Mediator

October 14, 2014

Today for ABA Mediation Week 2014, we asked a few of our neutrals, “Why did you become a mediator?” Their answers highlight how being on the bench, and experiencing the time and emotional cost that litigation can take on all the parties involved, grew their appreciation for mediation. Hon. Philip Bronstein, (Ret.) answered that, in […]

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Judge Billik did an outstanding job as a mediator in our commercial case. The other parties had the same opinion of him.  He brought great energy, common sense and credibility to the task, and tried hard to understand all sides.

Dan L. Boho, Esq.Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP