Phillips ADR News

A Covid-19 Message from Layn

Dear Valued Clients, Colleagues, and Friends:

In light of the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that you are staying safe and healthy.

At PADRE, supporting your unique ADR needs is a priority. We remain committed to assisting you in obtaining certainty with your resolution outcomes in these uncertain times. We continue to have our virtual doors open to provide you with a variety of ADR options, supported by our customary advance preparation and follow-up communications.

To maintain our effective ADR process, one of our mediation options is a full-service video-conferencing platform. This technology allows us to simultaneously utilize various virtual “rooms” such that the parties’ private separate caucus sessions, as well as their joint sessions, can proceed with our trademark candid questioning, and evaluations traditionally associated with a PADRE mediation. Continue Reading

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Phillips ADR Welcomes Greg Danilow

I am pleased to announce that Greg Danilow has agreed to join our outstanding team of neutrals.

Greg is joining Phillips ADR after a 40-year career litigating high-stakes securities class actions, fiduciary duty cases, and complex commercial disputes in federal, state and bankruptcy courts. After clerking for John Cannella in the SDNY, Greg joined Kramer Levin, where he became a partner in 1981. At Kramer he litigated numerous hostile takeover battles in the 70’s and 80’s, often on the side of the raider.

In 1988, Greg moved his practice to the Securities Litigation Group at Weil Gotshal & Manges and became co-head of the Group in 1998. Continue Reading

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Phillips ADR Welcomes New Independent Panelist Hon. Robert Henry

I am pleased to announce The Hon. Robert Henry has become the newest member of the Phillips ADR Enterprises (“PADRE”) team. He brings a wealth of experience to our panel of neutrals.

Robert Henry is a former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1994. Judge Henry served in that position for 16 years, the last two as Chief Judge. He has written over 750 decisions.

In 2010 Chief Judge Henry stepped down from the bench to become President of Oklahoma City University, a position he held until 2018. Continue Reading

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