NEWS - Press Release

December 17, 2013


On Friday evening, December 13, 2013, 4 NAM employees were the recipients of NAM awards at its annual end of year holiday dinner. The awards are given to several individuals in recognition of their contribution and dedication to NAM over the past year. This year’s recipients were:

1) MVP: Crystena Petit-Frere, Scheduling Dept.
2) Best Sixth Man- Anthony Kobets, Esq., Director of No-Fault ADR Operations
3) Best Team Player-Erin Donahue, Scheduling Dept.
4) Best Team Player-Donna Yue, Administrative Assistant

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated: “You don’t get to be the #1 ADR Company three years in a row without the hard work and dedication of the NAM employees, each of whom have their own unique role in the process. We have amazing mediators and arbitrators who are out there every day assisting our clients with the resolution of their cases, but I would remiss if I did not acknowledge the incredible individuals behind the scenes who make it all happen….they are truly the backbone of NAM and I am grateful to get to work with each of them every day. I would like to personally wish all of NAM’s hearing officers and employees a joyous holiday season and a very happy and healthy New Year.”

       From Left to Right: Donna Yue, Erin Donahue, Anthony Kobets, Crystena Petit-Frere


NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of nearly 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. The company maintains rosters in all 50 states, including Puerto Rico, with specific expertise in the areas of Complex Commercial, Personal Injury (including 3rd party and 1st party actions), Professional Liability, Construction, Insurance, Employment, Real Estate and Financial Services dispute resolution.

Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been recognized as ADR Provider of the Year and is well known for its superb customer service and for delivering exceptional results. Consistent with being the nation's premier ADR provider, the New York Law Journal Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR provider for 2011, 2012 and 2013.

NAM actively works with more than 8,000 commercial entities, including more than 50% of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM is often an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and often time-consuming litigation.

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