Faculty announced for Consumer Advocacy Symposium on mandatory arbitration

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
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The Massachusetts Bar Association's Consumer Advocacy Task Force will present the Third Annual Consumer Advocacy Symposium on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., at the MBA in Boston. The symposium topic this year is "The Future of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Massachusetts." It is co-sponsored by the MBA's Complex Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution sections. 

Program panelists will include representatives from private business, government and the dispute resolution field, including:

  • Brian R. Jerome, founder and CEO, Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services (Also chair of the MBA's Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Daniel Moriarty, vice president and counsel, Kindred Healthcare
  • Ira Rheingold, executive director, National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Max Weinstein, chief of the Consumer Protection Division, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office

This year's symposium will also include the presentation of the 2016 MBA Pinnacle Awards, which highlight businesses that have taken proactive steps that benefit consumers in Massachusetts. Pinnacle Award winners and additional event details will be announced soon.

This event is free and open to the public.