Best Practices for a Tri-Partite Arbitration Panel

Level: Beginner
Runtime: 93 minutes
Recorded Date: December 16, 2020
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  • Before the Pre-Hearing Conference Call
  • During the Conference Call
  • ZOOM and other video conferencing
  • Post-Call
  • Motion Practice
  • At the Hearing
  • Relationship with the Case Administrator
  • Post-Hearing Tips
  • Summary
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
Recorded: December 16, 2020


Tri-Partite Arbitration Panels have become more common as the size of arbitration claims continues to increase necessitating, either by specific ADR Provider Rules or language in an arbitration clause, the use of three arbitrators to resolve disputes. This program explores best practices for arbitrators working together as part of a Tri-Partite Arbitration Panel.

This program was recorded on December 16th, 2020.

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American Bar Association


Gary Benton

Arbitrator & Mediator
Gary Benton US & International Arbitration

Gary Benton is an internationally recognized arbitrator and mediator with over thirty years major law firm and inhouse expertise in both corporate/commercial transactions and litigation/arbitration practice. He focuses on US and international business contract disputes, private investment, emerging technologies, intellectual property and competition matters. In addition to his ADR practice, He serves on the AAA-ICDR and other US and international panels.

Gary is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Santa Clara University and lectures on arbitration law and practice. He is also the founder and currently serves as the Chairman of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC) in Palo Alto. He was named by the National Law Journal as one of the 25 ADR Trendsetters and Visionaries in the US. He is also named to IAM 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow and Board member of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (FCollArb) and a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He is qualified as a US lawyer and an English solicitor.

Ruth V. Glick

Ruth V. Glick Mediator & Arbitrator

Ruth V. Glick is a full time independent domestic and international arbitrator and mediator whose background as a lawyer and businesswoman has augmented her dispute resolution skills. With over 25 years’ experience as a dispute resolver in finance, business, commercial securities, technology, healthcare, real estate and labor and employment disputes, she is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators(FCIArb), Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM) and a Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute (IMI).

Ruth is a former Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and is founder of the ABA’s Women in Dispute Resolution (WIDR). She is recognized nationally as a prominent dispute resolver and is named yearly as a Super Lawyer of Northern California. She currently is a member of the Council of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR). See

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