Our attorneys educate and counsel clients on creative and cost-effective ways to resolve their disputes, including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options like mediation and arbitration.

The ADR Practice Group is chaired by Edward Griffin, recognized as a well respected mediator in North Carolina. He developed an active mediation practice in the early 2000s and has mediated more than 1,600 disputes in a broad range of subject matters.

Griffin attorneys from all practice groups work to help clients avoid litigation through various ADR methods.

• Our Business Law Practice Group counsels clients on the inclusion of arbitration and mediation clauses in key contracts.

• Our attorneys are often asked to serve as arbitrators or mediators to settle disputes.

• Two of our attorneys are in North Carolina and Virginia Dispute Resolution Commission-certified mediators, including Edward Griffin and Susan Ellison

• The ADR Practice Group assists clients across the state in mediations and arbitrations from our offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington. For more information, contact Griffin Group Chair Edward Griffin.