Our Neutrals

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OUR mediators and arbitrators

What It Takes To Be A New Era Neutral

Members of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN) preside over New Era ADR mediations and arbitrations. New Era also handpicks additional neutrals for their experience and knowledge.

These carefully vetted arbitrators and mediators, many of them former judges or highly experienced attorneys, represent the best and brightest in the field. NADN-vetted neutrals have also successfully met a number of rigorous minimum requirements to gain NADN membership status.

See more below about our commitment to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in alternative dispute resolution.   

200+ Civil Disputes Mediated

Members recognized as mediators must have mediated at least 200 private civil disputes, excluding pro bono and family law cases. Exceptions may be made in the case of former judges, whose written decisions from the bench may be considered.

20+ Civil Cases Arbitrated

Members recognized as arbitrators must have arbitrated a minimum of 20 civil cases through to final award, unless they are former judges. Then, written decisions from the bench may be considered.

Minimum 5 Years ADR Practice

Professional neutrals must be in civil/commercial mediation or arbitration practice for a minimum of 5 years, with a minimum of 30% of their professional efforts dedicated to civil/commercial ADR practice.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in ADR

We strongly believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion principles are central to the products and services we provide. Products are more inclusive when built by diverse teams with a wide range of experiences and abilities. Mediations and arbitrations are more effective, and decisions and resolutions are more fair, when parties can seek out neutrals who’ve lived, appreciate, and empathize with the broad and varied experiences and viewpoints of the parties before them. 

New Era ADR will always provide a diverse panel of neutrals for parties to consider in every case that’s filed on our platform. We are also committed to finding the next generation of neutrals who reflect the diverse communities and organizations we serve. Contact us if you are interested in joining our panel or assisting in these efforts.

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