American Arbitration Association

Optional Appellate Rules in Arbitration Are, Well, Optional

The American Arbitration Association rules for arbitration include a section titled “Optional Appellate Rules.” One might think this obvious, but it took a Pennsylvania appellate court to point out to one party that, if the arbitration ag… Read More
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Reference to AAA Construction Industry Rules means that parties agreed to have arbitrator determine arbitrability

A Florida Court of Appeal has concluded that an arbitration clause incorporating the AAA Construction Industry Arbitration Rules means that the parties intended to submit issues of arbitrability to the arbitrator and not to the courts. The parties h… Read More
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About Stan Martin

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Stan Martin holds a law degree and an undergraduate degree in architecture. He has been involved with the construction industry for more than 45 years, working in construction prior to law school and beginning his construction law practice. Over the course of his career, he has served on boards and committees for organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.

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