Purchase agreements for construction, development, or real estate-related projects frequently offer parties the option of early mediation for settling a dispute before proceeding to arbitration or court litigation. While in my experience early mediation sessions tend to fail, additional mediation sessions held months later have a better chance of succeeding. In my latest column for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I offer some suggestions for improving the odds of a successful outcome in early mediation. Read the full article here.

Originally published by the Daily Journal of Commerce on January 18, 2024.