Federal Arbitration, Inc.’s General Counsel, Marian Scheuer, led a panel titled, “Can Arbitration Clauses Save Money?” at the 2017 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting in Washington DC, Oct 15-18, 2017. The conference is the industry lodestar for in-house counsel, and is well attended by in-house counsel, law firms and contract service providers in the legal industry. The 2017 annual meeting had over 3500 participants.
Ms. Scheuer was joined on the 90 minute program by Elizabeth Atlee, SVP & Deputy General Counsel – Global Litigation, CBRE, Inc., Ed Diggs, Senior Counsel and Manager of Claims – Oil, Gas and Chemical, Bechtel Corporation, and Michael Kortbawi, Partner, BSA Ahmad Bin Hazeem from Dubai.
Ken Hagen, President and CEO of FedArb, noted, “It is a vote of confidence in the quality of FedArb as an arbitration company when a global organization like the ACC invites one of our executives to lead a panel. Marian has helped FedArb develop both an outstanding roster of former federal judges, along with other specialized arbitrators, and an administrative team and case management system that attorneys have praised as highly responsive, effective and fair.”
Founded 10 years ago, FedArb is an elite provider of mediation, arbitration, mock trial and ADR related services worldwide. It was launched by Hon. Abraham D. Sofaer, who served as a federal judge in the S.D.N.Y. and then as Legal Advisor in the U.S. State Dept. under Hon. George P. Shultz, where Sofaer represented the U.S. in international arbitrations and in cases before the International Court of Justice.
FedArb has the largest roster of former US federal district court judges in the world. It also has a roster of distinguished professors, lawyers and experts who, along with the retired judges, are responsible for resolving complex civil litigation across the globe. FedArb works actively with Fortune 500 and NASDAQ 100 companies to facilitate the resolution of disputes through arbitration and mediation, and also offers moot court exercises and leadership for corporate investigations. Its panelists have expertise in 27 different areas, including Securities Litigation, IP, Financial Services, Insurance, Construction, Employment, Entertainment, and Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals. For more information, FedArb may be reached at 650-328-9500 or FedArb.com.