The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has selected Neal M. Eiseman as a “Master Mediator” for its construction law panel in the Northeast Region. Only 25 mediators were selected for this honor, and only five based in New York. This panel is comprised of the top mediators as rated by counsel, chosen using a rating committee.
A party who agrees to arbitrate cannot avoid an adverse arbitration award by ignoring the arbitration proceedings. Merchant Cash & Capital, LLC v. Ko, Case No. 14 Civ. 659(KPF) (S.D.N.Y. June 19, 2015). Ko operated an auto body shop. He contracted with Merchant Cash, a company that purchases receivables from other businesses, taking $140,000 in.
Neal M. Eiseman, a partner at Goetz Fitzpatrick, will teach the Fall 2015 New Arbitrator Training Program for the American Arbitration Association (AAA). This half-day course highlights a number of the unique problems facing arbitration and arbitrators posed by party requests for discovery of electronically stored information (commonly known as e-discovery). The course will cover.
Goetz Fitzpatrick partner Howard M. Rubin will serve as the dinner chairman for the annual Doodle for Hunger gala. The dinner, which will benefit St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelter, features an auction of doodles and drawings by celebrities including Lady Gaga, Tom Hanks and Donald Trump. Special guests will include Ernie Anastos of Fox.