Challenging Arbitration Awards


Your client has been hit with a large adverse arbitration award, and calls you, his trusty appellate lawyer, to help him out of his predicament. Given the limited grounds for vacating an arbitration award and the onerous standard of review, you know that the odds are stacked heavily against a successful vacatur action. But a party that loses big in arbitration is often willing to roll the dice. This paper discusses a number of substantive and procedural factors to consider before advising your client how and whether to proceed.

Excerpted from Challenging Arbitration Awards, presented to UT Law, 24th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals.  To read the full paper, click here.

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