In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Karl Bayer, an Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioner with almost thirty years of experience in litigation, mediation, and arbitration. A long-time successful trial lawyer, Karl has earned the respect and trust of both the plaintiffs’ and the defense bars, filling a niche in Austin and around Texas as a mediator who is requested by both sides of most disputes. He has spoken extensively about ADR and technical topics, both at CLE presentations and as an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law.
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“American exceptionalism” has been used to reference the United States’ outlier policies in various contexts, including its love for litigation. Despite Americans’ reverence for their “day in court,” their zest...By Amy Schmitz