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How to Avoid Making Your Next Mediation a Waste of Time

New York State Bar Association, Inside Newsletter

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PUBLISHED ON: November 30, 2018

By: Peter A. Halprin and Giulio Zanolla

 

Raise your hand if you are in-house counsel and have ever participated in a mediation that seemed to be a complete waste of time.  Unfortunately, it happens far too often.

It is particularly frustrating because the mediation process is intended to be an efficient tool to resolve even the most complex disputes, yet it may end up being a disappointing and futile exercise of exchanging small concessions without ever reaching the point of defining a realistic range of possible settlement options.

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