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Beware of the Attorneys’ Fee Trap In Arbitration!

Posted in Arbitration, Attorneys' Fees
Did you know that the Commercial Arbitration Rules for the American Arbitration Association permit an arbitrator to award attorneys’ fees if all parties have requested such an award? Pursuant to R-43 of the Rules, the arbitration award may include "an award of attorneys’ fees if all parties have requested such an award." In other words,… Continue Reading