Attorney Paul Bennett Marrow, member of the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial Panel and Domestic Arbitration instructor at New York Law School, Mansi Karol, Director of ADR Service for the Commercial Division at the American Arbitration Association in New York, and Steven Kuyan, Director of Entrepreneurship at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and Managing Director of the NYU Tandon Future Labs, have published “Artificial Intelligence and Arbitration: The Computer
Almost exactly four years ago, the main article in my newsletter was entitled “What Now?” I was unsurprised by the results of the 2016 election, discouraged by what I perceived as a step backward in civil discourse, and hopeful about the opportunity that it presented. ​I concluded with this sentiment: #element-465df339-fee2-4872-9a59-6ae8862bc95d .colored-box-content { clear: both; float: left; width: 100%; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -ms-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; background-color: rgba(213,213,213,0.2); padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 50px; padding-right:…
Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held a federal whistleblower statute did not render an arbitration agreement between a man and his former employer unenforceable.  In Robertson v. Intratek Computer, Inc., No. 19-50792 (5th Cir., October 2, 2020), a worker, Robertson, signed an employment contract that included an arbitration agreement as a condition of employment with a company, Intratek. After Robertson was terminated, he filed a whistleblower complaint…
A team from remoteadvocacy.com had the pleasure of presenting “Remote Advocacy: New Lawyering Skills Through the Eyes of a Neutral” at the Center for American and International Law, Institute for Law and Technology, 58th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law.  The virtual conference topics may be found on the event website. In their presentation, Karl Bayer, University of Texas School of Law Professor Tracy McCormack, and the Exhibit Company’s Sherrie Wirth discussed: Mediations, arbitrations, motion…
Professor Thomas J. Stipanowich, William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University’s Caruso School of Law and Associate Dean of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, has published “Arbitration, Mediation and Mixed Modes: Seeking Workable Solutions and Common Ground on Med-Arb, Arb-Med and Settlement-Oriented Activities by Arbitrators,” Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Forthcoming; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/25.  In his law review article, Professor Stipanowich examines some…
On Friday, the Supreme Court of Texas agreed to hear oral argument following reinstatement of a petition for review regarding whether a non-signatory assignee may be compelled to arbitration following an indemnity dispute.  The facts of the case were discussed in a previous Disputing blog post: In Wagner Oil Co. v. Apache Corp., No. 19-0243, Texas-based Wagner Oil Company (“WOC”) purchased certain Louisiana oil and gas assets from Apache Corporation by executing…