SSAM Acquires Top Long Island Firm Island Arbitration and Mediation

November 30, 2017 – Westbury, NY – SSAM (Settlement Services Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to announce the expansion of their operations through the acquisition of Island Arbitration and Mediation. Robert Dipippo, founder and CEO of Island Arbitration and Mediation, will come on board as SSAM’s Manager of Client Services.

With over 12 years of experience in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution Services, Island Arbitration and Mediation has been a leader in the New York Metro area ADR field and has handled cases with claim values in excess of 100 million dollars. Dipippo commented on the acquisition of his company saying, “The CEO of SSAM, Bill Groner, presented me with an extraordinary opportunity to integrate my life’s work into the most exciting and innovative ADR environment I have ever come across. In addition, SSAM’s foundational tenets of professionalism, empathy and humanity align with my core values and mission perfectly.”

SSAM, located in Westbury, Long Island, is a rapidly expanding boutique dispute resolution firm devoted to resolving cases of all types and complexities, with the highest-level of preparation, skill, service, and care. In 2017, SSAM achieved a 90% resolution rate. From Neutral Training and Selection, cutting edge ADR Programs to the Physical and Cognitive Resolution Environment, SSAM’s commitment is to explore, reimagine and improve upon every variable that may affect the outcome and experience.

Additionally, the SSAM office space offers a serene, relaxed, professional environment which in addition to the ADR services provides a concierge services for counsel (defense and plaintiffs), claims examiners, paralegals, retired judges and other industry professionals.

For information on SSAM please visit or call 516-741-0100.


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