About Forum

Forum is a world leader in dispute resolution. Founded in 1986, Forum provides predictable, efficient, and affordable dispute resolution through a distinguished panel of over 200 former judges and seasoned lawyers. Expert Forum arbitrators and mediators apply the applicable Forum rules and substantive law to resolve disputes.

Forum’s Business-to-Business Code of Procedure (Code of Procedure) is tailored for all sizes of business disputes ranging from simple to exceedingly complex, and Forum offers specialized rules for Intellectual Property and Franchise disputes. Forum provides responsive customer service for parties and neutrals, and we continually innovate with case management technology. Our filing and administrative fees are simply the lowest in the industry. The Clause Generator and Fee Comparison tools demonstrate Forum’s commitment to leverage technology.

This commitment carries through to our user-friendly online claim filing and case management tools. Parties can choose document-based, telephonic, or online hearings that utilize web and VoIP technology.

The Forum is the faster, lower cost, and superior alternative to litigation, and to the other established dispute resolution providers.