Arbitration-Related Litigation in Texas


Congress intended for arbitration to be a faster, less expensive alternative to litigation. Businesses frequently include arbitration clauses in their contracts in an attempt to avoid the time and costs associated with the traditional court system. But judging from the steady stream of arbitration-related decisions emanating from state and federal courts in recent years, even the most “air-tight” arbitration clause cannot guarantee that disputes will be resolved without judicial intervention.

Topics include:

  • The Effect of the Governing Law on Arbitration-Related Litigation
  • Pre-Arbitration Litigation
  • Post-Arbitration Litigation
  • Conclusion

Excerpted from presentation given to State Bar of Texas, 30th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice. Read the full paper here.

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