Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Burnham Brown attorneys are experienced in all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution and are skilled at using dispute resolution strategically to our clients’ advantage.  We believe that many forms of ADR – ranging from mediations and nonbinding neutral evaluations to arbitration – can be important tools to further our clients’ interests.

Partners in each of our may diverse practice groups have participated as advocates in numerous ADR proceedings.  We advise our clients of the many alternatives and help them choose wisely.  Our litigators work closely with our clients to ensure that ADR provision is appropriate to the client’s needs.  We negotiate, draft and enforce ADR clauses, design conflict management systems for businesses, and provide educational seminars and instruction regarding the use of ADR.

We pride ourselves in:

  • Managing disputes cost effectively
  • Avoiding disputes
  • Maintaining privacy and confidentiality
  • Resolving disputes expeditiously
  • Preserving relationships
  • Achieving outcomes based on business objectives
  • Using highly qualified decision makers and mediators