TORONTO, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - The International Institute for Conflict
Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute), has presented the
organization's first ever "Law Firm Award for Excellence in Alternative
Dispute Resolution for a Small Law Firm" to a Toronto-based firm. CPR
Institute, located in NYC, NY is a nonprofit think tank and alliance of
global corporations, law firms, scholars, and public institutions
dedicated to the principles of commercial conflict prevention and
alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
Small Firm Award - Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP (GSNH), a nationally recognized
Toronto-based law firm that has served the legal needs of businesses
and individuals for 35 years, was recognized for its commitment to ADR
practice and education and for its focus on dispute resolution
"For commitment to principled and creative conflict management and
resolution, the CPR Institute is proud to honor this outstanding firm,"
said Kathleen A. Bryan, CEO of the CPR Institute. "They have set a
successful benchmark for addressing resolution, prevention and
management of major disputes in multiple practice areas."
The firm makes training in ADR available to their lawyers, encourages
their lawyers to advance their knowledge in ADR and boasts an
international library devoted to ADR. Team Resolution, their
Toronto-based Alternative Dispute Resolution group, has provided years
of sought after ADR services worldwide.
Team Resolution's Chair, David Bristow Q.C. states, "We are delighted
and honored to receive this prestigious award from such an eminent
international institution. It is recognition of the firm's long
standing commitment to ADR and to the field of dispute and conflict
In 2007, CPR created the Law Firm Award for Excellence in ADR to
recognize law firms that demonstrate an integrated approach and a deep
commitment to using ADR principles and techniques. Having recognized
the difference in practices among large and small firms, CPR made two
law firm awards in 2010 -- one for large firms and one for small firms.
The judging criteria includes processes, techniques, systems, commitment
and scholarship which address the resolution, prevention or creative
management of major disputes. Herbert Smith LLP, an international
legal practice with 1100 lawyers (including over 200 partners) and a
network of offices in Europe and Asia, was the 2010 honoree for a large
About Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP (GSNH) is a reputable Toronto (Ontario, Canada) legal
practice comprised of 30 lawyers. The corporate commercial firm
provides advice across all major practice areas including banking &
financial services, real estate & leasing, construction, litigation,
bankruptcy, insolvency & restructuring, franchise and wills & estates.
Team Resolution is GSNH's dispute resolution section offering a neutral
& equitable tribunal with years of national and international
experience in commercial law arenas. For more information about GSNH, visit www.gsnh.com.
CPR Institute provides thought leadership and innovation as the global resource for
conflict management and resolution of complex business-related
disputes. CPR Institute's membership is comprised of general counsel
and senior lawyers of Fortune 1,000 organizations, partners in the top
law firms around the world, as well as leading judges, government
officials, neutrals, and academics.For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org.
SOURCE Goldman Sloan Nash
For further information:
GSNH Media Contact: Erin Neumann 416-597-6490 email@example.com
CPR Institute Media Contact: Molly C. Brannon 646-753-8223 firstname.lastname@example.org