Arbitration vs. Jury Trials: Does it Make a Difference?

December 2, 2014

Many factors inform a company’s decision whether to choose to make their case to a jury or an arbitrator when a dispute arises in the United States. Confidentiality for business reputation reasons is a ubiquitous rational for favoring arbitration. When drafting agreements, however, or in those instances when facing the option of agreeing to submit a dispute to arbitration, some other key factors should guide you.

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Denise S. Rahne


Co-Chair, Wealth Planning, Administration, and Fiduciary Disputes Group

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