ROSELAND, N.J./November 20, 2007 -- Peter J. Smith has contributed a chapter to the recently-released book, Mediation and Arbitration Best Practices, published by Aspatore Books. The book is an authoritative, insider’s perspective on successfully using alternative dispute resolution to settle disputes. Featuring partners and chairs from some of the nation’s leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the intricacies of resolving disputes outside of litigation, discussing the various components of ADR, the value and role of an attorney, and tactics for settling disputes more efficiently.
Mr. Smith authored the chapter in the book on preparation for mediation and arbitration. It shares his thoughts on the elements of preparation that he considers important to successful arbitrations and mediations. Mr. Smith’s perspective on what makes successful arbitrations is enhanced by his deep experience as an arbitrator and advocate in scores of cases over the past twenty-five years.