$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $175.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $135.00 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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Bart Gary has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of commercial law, with a focus on financial transactions, business contracts, professional liability, and construction and design law. Bart is a Registered Neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. He is a partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP. Bart has extensive arbitration, trial, and appellate experience and has successfully represented clients in a number of multi-million dollar cases throughout the country.
Bart has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, named to the list of Georgia Super Lawyers®, has been named a “Leading Business Lawyer and Construction Lawyer” by Chambers USA, and a “Star Litigator” by Benchmark Litigation. He has also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the state of Georgia.
Bart’s commercial and financial transactions practice encompasses representation of both public and private entities in a variety of contract matters, joint venture relationships, bonds and financial guarantee matters, real property transactions, partnership and shareholder formations and dissolutions, and many other commercial and regulatory matters.
Bart’s construction and design practice includes representing business corporations and local governments of all types, including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers, suppliers, and sureties on a regional and national basis. He also handles construction defect cases and professional negligence matters for professionals, including architects and engineers.
Bart is the author of the Georgia Construction Law Handbook, a leading treatise. He has lectured widely on a variety of commercial law, construction, and professional liability matters. He served as the Chair of the Atlanta Bar Association Construction Law Section in 2012-2103.