Reed McClure attorneys are experienced litigators at trial, and also in alternative dispute resolution forums, such as arbitration. Reed McClure attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in private arbitrations, including UIM/UM arbitrations, and court-mandated arbitrations. As litigators, we understand that the costs of litigation affect your bottom line. We have the skill and experience necessary to help insurers and clients weigh the costs, risks, and benefits of trial. We work closely and creatively with our clients to help evaluate all of their legal options. Reed McClure attorneys understand that ADR should provide a less expensive and more efficient method of dispute resolution.
Drawing on our experiences as advocates and counselors to our clients, Reed McClure offers private arbitration services at the request of parties.
Reed McClure attorney, William R. Hickman, has conducted more than 40 arbitrations. In his 40 years as an appellate attorney he represented clients in appeals which involved legal questions of employment contracts, employment discrimination, pension rights, ERISA, contractor/insurance disputes, Indian sovereignty, security fraud, insurance fraud, Admiralty, toxic substances, auto manufacturer’s liability, lawyer malpractice, health care malpractice, environmental, product liability, hospital liability, municipal liability, liquor liability, drug liability, defamation, arson, construction liens, construction indemnity, UCC, construction, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. For over 35 years, he counseled clients on the several versions of the Comprehensive General Liability policy, as well as reinsurance, aviation policies, E&O policies, D&O policies, inter-insurer disputes, and personal lines policies.
Mr. Hickman is a member of the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association, and is a public arbitrator on the FINRA panel.