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Consider liability coverage when doing ADR

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Victoria Crewe-Nelson

Lawyers who do mediation and/or arbitration work, whether full time or part time, are often specifically chosen because participants believe their legal experience will inform and guide the work. Of course, in other cases, participants may not even be aware that the mediator or arbitrator has a legal background.

Insurance considerations for lawyers acting as ADR professionals can be confusing as factors involving coverage application or exemption eligibility often turn on how lawyers hold themselves out to the public and related public expectations.

To determine whether...