NAM Voted a Top ADR Firm in the U.S. 6 Years in a Row

2 NAM Mediators Ranked Top 3 in the Nation

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is proud to announce that it
has been ranked a top alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in
the United States by the 2019 National Law Journal Annual Reader
Rankings Survey for the sixth year in a row. High honors went to two of
NAM’s well-regarded neutrals: Richard P. Byrne, Esq. earned the
distinction of being a Top 3 Mediator in the country for the fifth
straight year, and Hon. John P. DiBlasi was also recognized as a Top 3
Mediator in the nation for the sixth straight year (ranked #1, 4 years
in a row). NAM was also ranked the #1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Provider and #1 Online CLE Provider in the United States in the survey.
Voting was conducted online, with more than 500 companies participating.

“NAM is honored to once again be recognized as one of the premier ADR
companies in the country,” said Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM. “I
am also very proud that The National Law Journal has recognized the
accomplishments of Judge DiBlasi and Richard Byrne. Both men have been
consistently acknowledged for their outstanding contributions in the
field of alternative dispute resolution and have set the standard for
what it means to be a neutral. Thank you to all who voted and made this
recognition possible.”

NAM’S AWARD-WINNING NEUTRALS

Richard P. Byrne, Esq.
Commercial Specialist

Practice Areas:
Commercial, Construction, Employment,
Insurance and Reinsurance, Risk Transfer, Catastrophic Property Damage

View Resume:
https://www.namadr.com/neutral/richard-p-byrne-esq/

Richard Byrne, Esq. has successfully mediated issues in a wide variety
of specialty areas, including commercial, employment discrimination
claims, employment contract disputes, construction, complex personal
injury and property damage claims, insurance and reinsurance, risk
transfer, and catastrophic property damage disputes. In addition to
being named a top mediator in the country, he was voted a Top 3 Mediator
by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey, and was ranked a Top 10
Mediator by the 2018 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey for the
past five years. Additionally, in 2018, for the third year in a row, Mr.
Byrne was named a National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution
Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. He has been
awarded an A-V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating
available, based on its peer review process. Mr. Byrne also has been
recognized by his peers as a New York Metro Super Lawyer on numerous
occasions.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi
Former Justice of the Supreme Court,
Commercial Division

Practice Areas:
Commercial, Class Action, Construction,
Employment, Environmental, Finance, Insurance, International, Land Use,
Professional Liability

View Resume:
https://www.namadr.com/neutral/hon-john-p-diblasi/

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, a former Justice of the Supreme Court of the State
of New York, Commercial Division, has mediated thousands of cases
throughout his career. He is experienced in resolving cases across a
wide array of legal practice areas, including commercial, class action,
construction, employment disputes, environmental, finance, insurance,
international, land use, and professional liability, among others. In
addition to being named a top mediator in the nation, he has been ranked
a Top 10 Mediator by the New York Law Journal Annual Survey for nine
consecutive years. In 2018, for the third year in a row, he was named an
Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion by the National Law Journal, as
part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. He also holds an A-V
rating by Martindale-Hubble – a distinction given only to those who
possess the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

ABOUT NAM

Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized
for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and
mediators. For the sixth year in a row, NAM was named a Best ADR Firm in
the United States by the 2019 National Law Journal Annual Reader
Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the
2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Further, seven of NAM’s neutrals
were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. The New York
Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR
firm for the past eight years and was voted the #1 Online ADR Resource
by this year’s survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth
of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to
the ADR community at large. In 2018, NAM was also voted a “Best Overall
ADR Provider” in the Best of the Midwest and New Jersey Law Journal
Annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the Best of
Connecticut Law Tribune and Texas Lawyer surveys.

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than
50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a
nationwide panel of more than 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal
practitioners uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of
disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states,
Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with deep experience
in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment,
entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical
malpractice, personal injury, professional liability and real estate
dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking
cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.
NAM was ranked the #1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Provider in the
nation by the 2019 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey. The
company offers complimentary CLE programs for attorneys, bar
associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other
legal and business organizations.

For more information about NAM and the 2019 National Law Journal survey
results and the methodology employed in compiling the results, visit https://www.namadr.com/news/nam-voted-top-adr-firm-u-s-6-years-row/.

Contacts

Anna Diolosa
NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)
800-358-2550
ext. 149

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