Coming In For Landing: Effective Negotiation and Mediation Strategies

October 25, 2019 at 10:00am11:00am
ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Aviation and Space Law Committee
Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

1150 22nd St. NW

Washington, DC 20037

This panel took place as part of The Aviation Lawyer’s Operating Handbook: Learning to Litigate, Navigate, and Communicate.

While few cases make it to trial these days, and many are disposed of at the pleading stage or at summary judgment, the bulk of aviation cases are settled sooner or later in the litigation. The settlement of cases often receives insufficient attention as a strategy or as a skill that should be developed. This panel will explore effective techniques that can be applied at all stages of litigation — from pre-suit to post-trial. The panel will explore the risk and reward of an early mediation, the best practices for a successful mediation, and useful approaches to settling claims without the need for formal mediation.