The AltCourt Legal Team
The AltCourt Legal Team

Fields of Law

Here you will find an overview of the fields of law our Attorneys, Mediators, Arbitrators and Umpires practice.

Our Specializations

Arbitration-Mediation-Umpire

 

At ALTCOURRT, We Take Arbitration as Seriously as You Do

We understand that there is a lot on the line in arbitration. We know attorneys count on ALTCOURRT to provide highly skilled arbitrators who use ALTCOURRT Managed Arbitration Process to save time and money. ALTCOURRT offers efficiency, speed, and results. If another arbitration provider was written into your contract, call an experienced ALTCOURRT Case Manager to discuss having your case administered by ALTCOURRT.

ALTCOURRT Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures
ALTCOURRT has taken an industry-leading role to ensure arbitration remains an attractive alternative to litigation. In order to save clients time and money, ALTCOURRT has instituted procedural options that allow the crafting of a process that is commensurate with the dispute. With ALTCOURRT Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures, parties can choose a process that limits depositions, document requests and e-discovery. When parties utilizing ALTCOURRT Comprehensive Arbitration Rules elect to use these procedures, they agree to the voluntary and informal exchange of all non-privileged documents and other information relevant to the dispute. These rules are an innovative step taken by ALTCOURRT to guarantee that its clients can have an efficient process if they choose.
 

ALTCOURRT Arbitration Advantages

The Best Arbitrators
ALTCOURRT arbitrators are among the best and most experienced. With nearly 300 full-time neutrals, ALTCOURRT offers highly respected and experienced arbitrators, including retired state and federal court judges and attorneys. ALTCOURRT neutrals have experience as arbitrators under the rules of all major arbitral institutions. For an extensive list of ALTCOURRT arbitrators,

ALTCOURRT Managed Arbitration
ALTCOURRT arbitrators utilize a "Managed Arbitration Process" consisting of checklists and procedures to keep the arbitration on time and within budget, providing attorneys with peace of mind that their arbitration will be fair, professional, and timely with a reliable outcome. Our neutrals are available full-time, so arbitration hearings are scheduled promptly and most matters are resolved within six months of the appointment of the arbitrator. The ALTCOURRT Recommended Arbitration Discovery Protocols provide ALTCOURRT arbitrators with an effective tool that will help them exercise their sound judgment in furtherance of achieving an efficient, cost-effective process which affords the parties a fair opportunity to be heard.
 

Custom Arbitration Rules and Optional Appeal Procedure
ALTCOURRT offers domestic and international arbitration rules tailored to help attorneys streamline the arbitration process for a timely and efficient resolution and ensure fairness to all parties. The unique ALTCOURRT Optional Appeal Procedure provides parties a method for meaningful review.
 

National Arbitration Committee
The ALTCOURRT National Arbitration Committee, a body independent of the arbitrator, decides issues of controversy that may arise when the arbitrator is unavailable, has not yet been appointed, or the issue involves the arbitrator, such as claims of conflict. The National Arbitration Committee acts as a safeguard to the fairness of the arbitration process.

Superior Case Management
ALTCOURRT employs case managers who have long track records of arbitration experience. Many have strong legal backgrounds and all receive ongoing training. Our case managers consistently receive high ratings from attorneys for their efficient, responsive, and friendly service.

Convenient Resolution Centers
With more than 20 locations in major cities throughout the United States, ALTCOURRT' signature Resolution Centers provide a neutral, professional, and comfortable environment to resolve the most challenging and complex individual and class disputes. Our Resolution Centers are in the heart of business districts nationwide.
 

Class Action and Mass Tort

 

As a global ADR provider, ALTCOURRT has decades of experience in resolving large, complex disputes such as class actions and mass torts, including multidistrict litigation (MDL). ALTCOURRT and our respected neutrals are experts at efficiently handling the complexities and substantial administrative details that are the hallmark of large, complicated actions. These cases frequently include hundreds of parties, large groups of lawyers, multiple jurisdictions and hundreds of millions of dollars.

The ALTCOURRT Class Action and Mass Tort Practice has proven immensely successful. The Courts and lawyers have consistently recognized ALTCOURRT neutrals for their outstanding contributions to the process. We help optimize outcomes by designing common sense settlement and distribution plans based on practical business considerations, due process, respect for all parties and a commitment to swiftly achieving finality.


A Coordinated Team of Professionals Dedicated to Providing a Tailored Approach

The ALTCOURRT Class Action and Mass Tort Practice offers comprehensive, customized service. ALTCOURRT sets the standard among providers because of our flexibility in designing a process that meets both the needs of the parties and the unique requirements of each case.

Our experienced neutrals and case managers can address many of the issues that arise during complex litigation, from case management, the discovery process and eDiscovery, to settlement, post-settlement process design, administration and claims administration. No matter the size of the matter or breadth of the case, ALTCOURRT provides neutrals with relevant background and experience customized for each case. The neutrals also work in teams as necessary to provide an efficient operating protocol with centralized management and administration.

Partnership with the Courts and Both Sides of the Bar

Courts and judges have consistently chosen and trust ALTCOURRT and our neutrals to engineer sound, enforceable and expedient settlements. In addition, leading plaintiff and defense attorneys have remarked that selecting the services of the ALTCOURRT Class Action and Mass Tort Practice is "just good business." They choose ALTCOURRT repeatedly because they know they will be working with dedicated, trustworthy, full-time neutrals who have proven track records and offer the highest level of skill in the ADR industry.

Practice Area Expertise

We have neutrals with extensive experience in virtually every practice area, including antitrust, banking, civil rights, consumer actions, employment, environmental/toxic tort, healthcare, insurance coverage, intellectual property, product liability/torts, pharmaceutical/medical devices, securities, and unfair business practices.

An Efficient Process

Convening the Case: Our neutrals consult with the courts and counsel at the outset of a case to structure a process that will increase the likelihood of resolution. ALTCOURRT neutrals are fully committed to understanding the nuances and intricacies of complicated matters and are expert in managing multiple parties so all voices are heard at the outset and throughout the process.

Ongoing case management and discovery management: Highly organized and supported by our expert case management team, ALTCOURRT neutrals convene scheduling hearings at the outset and develop mechanisms for maintaining constant and continued communication with the courts and counsel. ALTCOURRT neutrals are sophisticated in tightly managing the discovery process, including eDiscovery.

Post-settlement work: Post-settlement, ALTCOURRT neutrals allocate settlement proceeds among claimants. ALTCOURRT neutrals have experience in the design, implementation and management of such processes, ensuring that settlement dollars are allocated as fairly and efficiently as possible.

The ALTCOURRT Class Action and Mass Tort Practice offers the following services, among others:

Case Management Special Master

  • Appointment of Neutral(s)
  • Negotiation and adoption of final plan of allocation
  • Establishment and enforcement of deadlines
  • Elimination of invalid claims
  • Consistent application of allocation standards throughout the entire settlement process

Settlement Special Master

  • Selection of appropriate neutrals to adjudicate individual claims
  • Design of allocation matrix to evaluate and compensate claimants with or without a hearing
  • Adjudication of settlement-related motions, minors' compromises, multiple representation and related fee issues
  • Preservation of individual's rights of due process, including right of appeal

Oversight of Data Management and Payment

  • Development, distribution and collection of settlement questionnaires
  • Systematic application of core database
  • Establishment of audit procedures to eliminate invalid claims
  • Periodic reporting and analysis to designated counsel and parties
  • Prompt payment upon receipt of approved and properly executed releases

 

 

 

Family Law Practice

Trusted Experts. Timely Resolution. Private, tailored ADR processes.

Family law disputes are challenging and stressful. Resolving such matters at ALTCOURRT can reduce stress and allow families to move on with their lives without unnecessary delays.

Trusted family law experts with unmatched expertise. Our preeminent panel includes retired judges, commissioners and attorney-neutrals who have handled thousands of cases and are dedicated to resolving the often emotional issues that can arise in family law.

Timely resolution at competitive rates. ALTCOURRT provides cost-effective, efficient resolution processes. Sessions with a family law neutral, including an optional preliminary conference, can be scheduled on dates that are convenient for all parties.

Privacy and comfort. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) allows parties to have more privacy and— in many cases—complete confidentiality. ALTCOURRT Resolution Centers are centrally located and designed to provide a comfortable, neutral setting in which to resolve your dispute.

Flexible ADR formats tailored to meet the needs of each case. ALTCOURRT neutrals are available to resolve discrete issues or entire cases and offer a variety of styles and approaches. They serve as temporary judges, discovery referees, mediators and arbitrators in disputes involving, but not limited to the following:

  • Allocation of debt and assets
  • Spousal and child support
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Valuation and disposition of family-owned businesses
  • Marriage and domestic partner dissolution
  • Relocation
  • Validity of pre- or post-nuptial agreements
  • Capacity issues
  • Child custody and parenting coordination
  • Characterization of property
  • Attorneys’ fees and costs

 

Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning

 

It is always best to be prepared and make sure your wills and trusts are set up correctly, so there is no confusion and all your wishes are carried out as planned.

 

Other Legal Fields

 

We will gladly represent you in cases regarding:

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    Complete Listing of AltCourt Neutrals' Areas of Expertise

    AltCourt is the largest private alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the world. With its prestigious panel of neutrals, AltCourt specializes in mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-party, business/commercial cases – those in which the choice of neutral is crucial.


    A-C
    Accounting/Finance
    Administrative Law
    Agribusiness
    Antitrust/Competition Law
    Appellate
    Arbitration
    Aviation
    Banking
    Bankruptcy
    Business/Commercial
    Civil Rights
    Class Action/Mass Tort
    Construction
    Construction Defect
    Cybersecurity/Data Breach

    D-E
    Education/Schools
    Employment
    Energy
    Engineering and Construction
    Engineering (Mechanical)
    Entertainment and Sports
    Environmental
    Estate/Probate/Trusts


    F-P
    Family Law
    Federal
    Financial Markets
    Franchise
    Governmental/Public Agency
    Health Care
    Indian Law
    Insurance
    Intellectual Property
    International
    Maritime/Admiralty
    Mediation
    Neutral Analysis
    Personal Injury/Torts
    Pharmaceuticals/Mass Torts
    Professional Liability

    R-U
    Real Property
    Securities
    Settlement Master/Omsbud
    Special Master/Discovery Referee
    Surety
    Telecommunications
    Trade Law (NAFTA)
    Training/Teaching

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