NEWS - Press Release

December 17, 2014


On Friday evening, December 12, 2014, NAM celebrated the holiday season with a lovely dinner for its staff. Keeping up with tradition, awards were presented to several NAM employees in recognition of their hard work and service this past year to NAM and its clients.

And the winners are:

MVP Award-John Hanauer, NAM-Garden City
Client Services Award- Marion Vitale, NAM-Florida
Best Sixth Man Award- Cynthia Gugliotta, NAM-Garden City
Best Team Player(s) Award-Diana Mercado and Donna Yue, NAM-New York City

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM, stated: “NAM’s employees are hard working and dedicated……they are the ones responsible for making sure that each case gets scheduled and confirmed, that the Neutral is scheduled and in the right NAM office, and that ultimately, the clients are happy and well taken care of. When you are talking about scheduling over 10,000 cases in 2014 alone, there is a lot of coordination and effort that goes into making NAM the #1 ADR firm in New York State and one of the top ADR firms in the United States. I am very proud of them all and very thankful to all of NAM’s clients who continue to put their trust and faith in us. Congratulations to them and happy holidays to all!”

Left to Right: Donna Yue, Diana Mercado, John Hanauer, Cynthia Gugliotta, Marion Vitale


Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. In 2014, NAM was named Best ADR firm in the U.S. by the National Law Journal’s Annual Reader Rankings Survey. Consistent with being the nation's premier ADR provider, the New York Law Journal Rankings Survey also selected NAM as the #1 ADR Provider for four consecutive years, 2011-2012-2013-2014.

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, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of Complex Commercial, Construction, Employment, Entertainment, Financial Services, International, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury (including 3rd party and 1st party actions), Professional Liability and Real Estate dispute resolution.

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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