Frantz Ward attorneys emphasize achieving cost-effective, successful results for their clients. Alternative dispute resolution proceedings often allow companies to avoid the delays and excessive expenses that can be associated with litigation. Our lawyers have designed effective arbitration policies and agreements for both large and small employers who seek to avoid litigating disputes with their employees in court. Also, Frantz Ward lawyers regularly represent management in arbitration proceedings under collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, and policies.
Mediation also can provide an opportunity to resolve costly, contentious lawsuits at an early stage. Our lawyers are skilled at strategically positioning cases to be resolved on favorable, cost-effective terms before neutral mediators, when such an approach is appropriate.
Several of our lawyers have significant arbitration and mediation practices in commercial, business, employment and construction disputes. They are regularly chosen through court-annexed processes, American Arbitration Association appointments, and party-directed systems.