CPR and CLM to Co-host ADR Mini-Conference

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY, July 31, 2012 – CPR and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) are co-hosting a half-day mini-conference on alternative dispute resolutions. The mini-conference will be held on Friday, September 21 in Philadelphia.

The mini-conference will feature keynote speaker Judge Richard B. Klein, who served for 28 years as a trial judge and eight years on the appellate court. Judge Klein currently provides arbitration and mediation services. Participants will then have the opportunity to attend three separate panel sessions on ADR.

“For the panel sessions, we carefully selected cutting-edge topics that focus on issues such as how to get the most from a mediator, how people process information and make decisions, and controlling costs in complex multi-party disputes,” says Kathleen Bryan, President and Chief Executive Officer of CPR. “Each of the speakers is quite experienced and will facilitate a dynamic, interactive learning environment.”

“The CLM is excited to partner with CPR on this ADR mini-conference,” says Adam Potter, Executive Director of the CLM. “Combining our organizations’ expertise and resources has allowed us to create a tremendous program.”

The night prior to the mini-conference, attendees are invited to attend a CLM networking and educational event at the National Constitution Center. For more details on the mini-conference and CLM event, visit www.theclm.org/alt.



About the CLM:

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. To learn more about the CLM, please visit www.theclm.org.

About CPR:

CPR is the only independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help global business and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently. For over 30 years, the legal community has trusted CPR to deliver superior arbitrators and mediators and innovative solutions to business conflict. CPR’s membership comprises an elite group of ADR trailblazers, including executives and legal counsel from the world’s most successful companies and global law firms, government officials, retired judges, highly-experienced neutrals, and leading academics. For more information on CPR, please visit www.cpradr.org.

Contact:
Wendi Chason, Vice President & Director of Marketing
CPR: International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution
(646) 753-8223
wchason@cpradr.org

Adam Potter, Executive Director
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
(212) 724-2345
adam.platt@theclm.org