Posted on: Tue, 02/20/2024

Fast, fair, and full of potential, artificial intelligence (AI) tools can be used by arbitrators and mediators to boost efficiency, offer deeper insights, and provide an enhanced level of precision in their work. Read on to see how.

Streamlining Document Analysis

Posted on: Tue, 11/07/2023

By: Svetlana Gitman, Vice President, AAA-ICDR® Commercial Division

When faced with a disagreement that needs resolution, finding the right arbitrator is pivotal. Yet choosing the right arbitrator requires more than just picking a name from a list—it requires strategic thinking and careful consideration of various factors. A common scenario where attorneys ask their colleagues for feedback on particular individuals is not sufficient; however, asking

Posted on: Mon, 07/31/2023

By: Lance Tanaka, Vice President, AAA® Commercial Division

The cannabis industry has gravitated toward using arbitration to resolve its disputes. Because some jurisdictions do not recognize authority over disputes in this field, accessing justice in court for cannabis-industry parties continues to be a challenge.


Posted on: Wed, 05/24/2023

Named after Charlotte E. Ray, the first Black woman to be admitted to a bar in the U.S., the Ray Corollary Initiative (RCI), Inc. aims “to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion [DEI] in the selection of arbitrators, mediators, and other ADR neutrals” to 30% diverse and offers a plan to do so.

To this end, three categories of those associated with alternative dispute resolution are asked to sign the RCI pledge to do their parts to increase the number of diverse