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Early Dispute Resolution
Early Dispute Resolution (EDR), commonly referred to as mediation or arbitration, should be a vital part of any company's long-term legal strategy. No matter what the industry, a preemptive EDR strategy can be developed and tailored to manage and resolve disputes or conflicts that may arise. We are prepared to develop programs dealing with the rising costs associated with litigation. Working with a Schwabe attorney specializing in the fields of mediation, arbitration, or other forms of EDR allows companies to effectively manage the risks of doing business. We will assist clients in developing the most cost-effective and appropriate process for a particular business or industry, protecting the overall business interests of the client.
- recommending, designing, and implementing specifically-tailored dispute resolution protocols
- assisting parties in resolving conflicts in more creative, less expensive and confidential ways than might be possible if left to a decision by a judge or jury
- developing a model for identifying potential conflicts and resolving avoidable clashes
- acting as mediators or arbitrators, or recommending other experts as needed by our clients