Alternative Dispute Resolution

The attorneys at Patton & Sullivan LLP understand the time, trouble and expense litigation can mean. Your efforts are best spent doing what you do best, running your business. That is why we strongly believe in early assessment of risks associated with litigation in order to define client objectives, set a litigation budget. Under appropriate circumstances, we work diligently to seek a settlement on terms favorable to our client.

Our attorneys have substantial experience in all aspects of the alternative dispute resolution process including:

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Court supervised Settlement Conferences
  • Early neutral evaluation, particularly for intellectual property cases.

We work with our clients to use these options in conjunction with, or sometimes in place of, traditional litigation. We have found that when used properly and in the right circumstances, alternative dispute resolution techniques drastically reduce the amount of time and costs needed to resolve disputes by focusing the parties on key issues and limiting or even eliminating expensive court procedures.

Alternative dispute resolution procedures can also provide clients with a measure of control and predictability that may be fleeting in traditional litigation.

As attorneys with both litigation and alternative dispute resolution skills, we are in the best position to help our clients achieve the most favorable results.

Contact us by email or call our office at 925-600-1800 for a confidential consultation with one of our experienced attorneys. Evening and weekend meetings are available.