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Avoid nasty surprises by preparing your client for mediation | Stuart Rudner

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 8:39 AM | By Stuart Rudner

When I am chosen to mediate an employment law dispute, my goal is to help the parties reach a reasonable resolution. In the vast majority of cases, I am successful in doing so. However, this is occasionally despite the fact that “unexpected” issues arise which delay or derail the discussions. I put unexpected in quotes because they may not have been anticipated by the parties, but counsel should have discussed them in advance as part of the preparation for mediation.

Preparing the parties for mediation is...