The Nuts and Bolts of Arbitration, presented for the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association

November 28, 2012

Morgan Lewis partners James Kelley and Brad Fagg joined Kenneth Reiss, senior litigation counsel for Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Douglas Cox, assistant general counsel for General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, for a panel on "The Nuts and Bolts of Arbitration." The program was sponsored by WMACCA's Litigation Committee.

The panel covered:

  • Drafting a commercial arbitration clause
  • Initiation of arbitration (or whether to fight arbitration or not)
  • Selection of arbitrators
  • Discovery and other pre-hearing procedures
  • The hearing itself
  • Challenging or enforcing an award
  • The Washington metropolitan area: observations regarding arbitration and the Federal Government
  • Supplemental comments on employment arbitration developments