“The American Arbitration Association does not publicly list information about the roughly 7,000 neutrals registered on its rosters. But in business disputes last year, AAA reported that 22 percent of arbitrators selected were either a woman or a minority. Those numbers show the profession falling significantly short of federal courts in terms of diversity, and coming up on par with the ranks of law firm partners.”

Source: Christine Simmons. “Where Are the Women and Minorities in Global Dispute Resolution?” The American Lawyer. October 7, 2016. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202769481566?slreturn=20160908085916. 


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