NEWS - Press Release

August 16, 2016


Richard Byrne, Esq. Richard P. Byrne, Esq. will speak at the annual CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters) Atlanta I-Day, 2016 conference entitled “Coverage! What’s in Your Policy!” The all-day conference will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016 between 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, 3434 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.

Mr. Byrne will be presenting on the topic of “Mediation Pointers for Claims Professionals”, and will provide best practice tips and suggestions for a successful mediation from the Mediator’s perspective on subjects including necessary preparation, written submissions and opening statements, identifying and disclosing conditions to settlement and the attendance of experts.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “I am extraordinarily proud when a NAM neutral is asked to share his or her experiences and provide best practice tips to an industry-wide event. Richard Byrne is an accomplished mediator of the highest caliber, and I have no doubt that the attendees will benefit from his vast experience and insight on how mediators and insurance claims professionals can work hand-in-hand to achieve a successful mediation.”

Richard Byrne, Esq. has mediated matters involving a wide range of legal topics including insurance coverage, construction and commercial disputes, employment discrimination and property damage claims, risk transfer disputes and disability claims. For the second year in a row, he was voted one of the Top 3 Mediators in the country by The National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey (2016, 2015), and named a 2016 National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, of which only 48 ADR Champions were selected from a nationwide search. Mr. Byrne was also voted one of the Top 10 Mediators by the 2015 New York Law Journal Annual Survey for the second year in a row.

Click here to view Richard Byrne's resume.

Atlanta CPCU Atlanta I-Day brings together over 400 insurance professionals for a day of speakers, education, programming and networking. For additional information click here:


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