Alternative dispute resolution can be a very effective and efficient process for both clients and lawyers. Knowing both sides of a case is the key to success. For that reason, a portion of our practice is dedicated to mediating and arbitrating cases.
Ms. Rotbart is both a licensed mediator, and a qualified arbitrator. As a mediator, Ms. Rotbart works hard with parties the parties to achieve a settlement. Using her experience as a litigator to challenge and focus the parties on the issues of a case is part of her approach to mediation. As well, her extensive litigation experience allows her to understand the issues and ultimately bring the parties to a resolution on terms they can agree upon.
In arbitration, Ms. Rotbart acts as the decision-making entity, with the intent to resolve the dispute as neutrally and fairly as possible. Arbitration allows the respective parties to resolve their issue without going to court, and can often be more economical than litigating in a public forum. In that regard, Ms. Rotbart has been selected by parties to be a private arbitrator. She is a licensed FINRA arbitrator and enjoys being part of a panel-based setting as well.