$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $215.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $185.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
Fees are the same for any additional time spent on document review, research, written findings of fact/law and other outside time, if any, necessary to prepare or make an informed award or evaluation.
For travel time charges for mediations & arbitrations held at locations other than at BAY’s offices in Atlanta, please contact BAY.>
ALL CHARGES WILL BE SHARED EQUALLY AMONG ALL PARTIES, UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING. RATES MAY BE ADJUSTED FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS. THE FEE IS TO BE AGREED UPON IN ADVANCE.
OUR CONTRACT FOR SERVICES IS WITH THE ATTORNEY(S). WE EXTEND CREDIT, WITH NO ADVANCE DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT, BASED ON THE ATTORNEY’S CREDIT. THE ATTORNEY, IN TURN, COLLECTS FROM HIS/HER CLIENT. THEREFORE, WE EXPECT PAYMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY(S) REGARDLESS OF CLIENT ACTIVITY. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL ON EVERY ARBITRATION PRIOR TO THE AWARD BEING PUBLISHED.
*** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.
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Art Brannan has three decades of experience in all aspects of general commercial litigation, including engineering and construction litigation, real estate litigation, business tort, contract and UCC litigation, appellate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and international arbitration and dispute resolution. Art is currently Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Wargo French, after having served as a partner at some of the most respected law firms in Atlanta. Art is available to arbitrate and mediate throughout the United States and internationally.
Art’s experience includes the representation of large private and public owners, architectural and engineering firms, program managers, construction managers and contractors in connection with engineering and construction disputes involving design defects, construction defects and delays relating to various public infrastructure projects (including airports, bridges, roadways, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and water and sewer systems), power generating plants, industrial, manufacturing and processing facilities, hotels, condominiums, and commercial office and retail buildings. Art also has represented clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings involving breach of contract claims, business tort and fraud claims, various real estate, title, easement and commercial lease disputes, environmental and toxic tort claims, franchise disputes, insurance coverage disputes, actions on notes and guarantees and related lender liability claims, as well as in disputes arising from the purchase and sale of various business entities or their assets.
Art is a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution. He has consistently been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers®; Best Lawyers in America; and Best Lawyers in Georgia in the practice area of Construction Litigation. He is also AV®Preeminent™¹ Peer Review Rated¹ by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards given by one’s peers.
Elected to a three-year term as a member of the Governing Committee for the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law, Art now serves as a member of the Forum’s Leadership Circle. He also is an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He frequently speaks on topics related to his practice.
¹ AV®Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.