Successful Mediations to Avoid Distracting and Expensive Litigation
Mr. Schwimmer is a Tennessee Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator. He recently began mediating cases with a focus on employment disputes. During the 30 years Mr. Schwimmer has been an employment law litigator, he has represented both employers and employees in dozens of mediations over a broad range of issues. These include discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour disputes, FMLA suits and many others. Virtually every one of Mr. Schwimmer’s mediations has successfully resolved the parties’ claims.
Since becoming a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator, Mr. Schwimmer has begun mediating cases in addition to his practice as an employment law attorney. He strongly believes that mediation is an efficient and effective means of resolving disputes and allowing the parties’ to avoid commencement or continuation of expensive and time consuming litigation.
FEE STRUCTURE: Mr. Schwimmer’s standard mediator fee is $3,200 a day plus expenses where out-of-town travel is required. In complex cases, where significant preparation is required, an additional fee may be charged, but only when agreed upon in advance by all parties. The fee is split between the parties, unless alternative arrangements are made before invoicing.