Commercial Division in New York County Supreme Court Launches Mandatory Mediation Pilot Project

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process in which adversarial parties engage in a negotiation with the goal of trying to arrive at a settlement acceptable to both sides. Mediation, at its most simplified, is a facilitated negotiation with a trained neutral mediator, who helps the parties identify and address the issues in dispute and helps them arrive at a mutually acceptable resolution.

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