Eric  Tuchmann
American Arbitration Association

Eric P. Tuchmann is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the American Arbitration Association. In that capacity, he is the Associationís chief legal officer and is responsible for managing the legal department and the legal affairs of the organization. His specific responsibilities include defending the Association in litigation-related matters involving the Association or its arbitrators, considering requests for the Associationís submission of amicus curiae briefs, and reviewing various policies and rules that govern dispute resolution proceedings administered by the Association. Mr. Tuchmann chaired the Associationís committee to draft its Supplementary Rules for Class Arbitrations, and he also analyzes state and federal legislation impacting alternative dispute resolution, the unauthorized practice of law, and attorneysí professional rules of responsibility.