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Honorable Cheryl M. Long (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
March 1, 2013
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 433-2242

The Honorable Cheryl M. Long, retired Judge of the Superior Court of DC, has joined The McCammon Group, a leading provider of mediation, arbitration, private judging, and special master services in the mid-Atlantic region.

Judge Long served more than twenty years on the bench of the Superior Court of DC. Her experience spanned all five divisions of the Court, including tenures as Presiding Judge in both the Probate Division and the Tax Division. This distinctive record established her as an experienced professional on a broad range of topics, including commercial real estate, legal and medical malpractice, fiduciary malfeasance, and complex divorce and custody disputes, among others. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Long was a career litigator in the local and federal courts. This included experience as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, Civil Division.

Judge Long brings this distinguished record of accomplishment to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation, arbitration, and special master needs of lawyers and litigants in the District of Columbia, the mid-Atlantic, and throughout the United States.

Since 1995 The McCammon Group has provided alternative dispute resolution services (ADR) including mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, Special Master, and Judge Pro Tempore for all kinds of disputes; as well as related facilitation, training, and consulting services.  It consists of seventy-six Neutrals including retired judges and practicing attorneys located throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.  Importantly, throughout this time The McCammon Group has achieved a settlement rate of approximately 85% in its mediation work.  The McCammon Group is committed to the proposition that ADR processes provide individuals, as well as public and private entities, with many substantial benefits including effective and prompt resolution of disputes, self determination, cost savings, timeliness, flexibility, and confidentiality.

For more information, please visit www.mccammongroup.com.

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