The probability of a mediated settlement is greater among business persons than among most other groups. And even if the mediation does not resolve the dispute, it usually improves the tone and quality of the outcomes in litigation that follows.
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 12, 2014
For over four decades, Joseph Soraghan has built a stellar career as an attorney focusing on business law and finance. He is often consulted on issues relating to not only business operations and growth but in cases of business litigation and dispute resolution as well. He has been a mediator since 1994 and he now is bringing his many years of litigation experience and strong belief in the power of alternative dispute resolution to Mediation.com.
"My experience as a transactional attorney, business litigator, mediator and arbitrator has taught me that seeking to settle [a business dispute] as quickly as possible, even before filing litigation or arbitration, has historically improved the outcome for both (or all) disputing factions," says Soraghan. He goes on to say that "the probability of a mediated settlement is greater among business persons than among most other groups. And even if the mediation does not resolve the dispute, it usually improves the tone and quality of the outcomes in litigation that follows."
Soraghan, who earned his JD degree from Washington University Law School and an L.L.M from Yale Law School, practices in legal matters relating to business and financing. He helps established and emerging businesses with financing, contracts, acquisitions/mergers and sales, securities offerings, state and federal law compliance and dispute resolution. An advocate of alternative dispute resolution, Soraghan serves on the mediation and arbitration panels of the American Arbitration Association, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association and the federal and state courts the St. Louis area.
Soraghan was selected to the 2010, 2011 and 2013 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers List by Thompson Reuters and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to his work as a litigator and mediator, he is also an adjunct professor of securities law at Washington University Law School, a public speaker and occasional T.V. guest, lecturing on entrepreneurship and small business concerns.