As a mediator with more than 30 years of franchise experience, Arthur Pressman is well suited to help franchisees, franchisors and investors resolve franchise and other business disputes in the best way for them and their business interests. His mediation philosophy is facilitative, respectful and grounded in years of experience that litigating or arbitrating a dispute – win, lose or draw – rarely is a satisfactory experience for anyone, clients and lawyers included.
The Importance of Trust in the Mediator(08/31/18)
In franchise disputes, lawyers and parties who search for mediators drill down on mediators’ professional backgrounds, often paying the most attention to whether potential mediators have previously represented franchisors or franchisees.
A Modest Proposal(05/25/18)
I’ve got no satirical purpose in my modest proposal and contrary to eating our young (like Jonathan Swift's original Modest Proposal), it is about learning from our young.
ISO Strong Mediator(12/22/17)
As I approached this article, I expected that how our members describe what qualities they want in a mediator would depend upon the case, the side the lawyer is on, the opponent, one’s own client, and mostly how the lawyer sees the mediator’s role. My research proved otherwise.