The Alabama Supreme Court recently found that a party was in breach of an arbitration agreement for declining to pay the fee schedule set forth by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and thus lost the right to compel arbitration. This case serves as a reminder to follow the orders of arbitral institutions or risk losing
Katie Blankenship represents real estate owners and developers in construction disputes involving design errors, defects, delays, inefficiency, unforeseen site conditions, and cost overruns. Her practice primarily focuses on alternative dispute resolution, including multi-party arbitrations and mediations. She counsels clients on a wide range of civil litigation matters, internal corporate investigations and government enforcement actions.
Katie’s experience also includes international law, healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, and private residential construction disputes. View Articles by Katie
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, one of the leading international arbitral institutions, has released revised Rules of Arbitration to take effect in January 2021. The 2021 ICC Rules contain some important updates, especially for the construction and energy sector, which constitutes approximately 40% of the ICC’s overall caseload. The 2021…