Why Mediate Your Next Case? Part 1 | Aug 7, 2018

Written by Lee Wallace, Four Compelling Reasons to Mediate Your Next Case As a mediator, I help people resolve cases without going to trial. At the end of a hard day of negotiating, I see the smiles and relief on people’s faces when they settle the case. Lawyers understand the importance of mediation, but it […]

13 BAY Neutrals Named to 2018 Super Lawyers | Aug 3, 2018

  We are proud to announce that 13 of our neutrals have been named to the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list. To kick things off, Henry Quillian, III (15 years as aTop Rated Construction Litigation Attorney) was named to the 2018 Top 100 Super Lawyers of Georgia. Also on the 2018 Super Lawyers list are; […]

Could Major Changes be in the Air for Non-Competes? | Jun 11, 2018

Written by Tanya Tate,  “If Republicans lose control of the Senate and/or House in the midterm elections, could that signal the end of non-compete agreements in the United States? On April 26, 2018, Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren, Chris Murphy, and Ron Wyden introduced the Workforce Mobility Act (“WMA”) that would impose a federal ban on […]

Scott Young to Lead Panel at 51st GDLA Annual Meeting | Jun 7, 2018

Scott Young will be leading a panel on “Whats New In Mediation: Preparation, Process And Professionalism” at the 51st GDLA Annual meeting.The conference will be held June 14-17th at Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast, Florida. The goal of this program is to highlight issues that can develop between plaintiff and defense counsel in the handling […]

I Will Work Harder Than Anyone Else | Jun 5, 2018

“My modus operandi always was that I was going to work harder than anybody else all the time. I just worked non-stop. I really believe in hard work.” – Lee Wallace Our mediator, Lee Wallace, was recently profiled for Atlanta Lawyers on the Move. In the video with Pamela DeNeuve, Lee talks about why she choose […]

BAY Sponsors GTLA Annual Convention 2018 | May 1, 2018

BAY was proud to be one of the sponsors for the GTLA Annual Convention this past week at what used to be the Ritz Hotel in Buckhead.  We had a table with information about BAY and items to give to participants.  We talked with a lot of people; people we knew and people we got […]


BAY balances the needs of all parties towards effective dispute resolution through the use of highly experienced neutrals. Because we want to give you the opportunity to choose the right neutral for your case, BAY continues to expand and enhance the depth of our panel of neutrals, We truly believe the addition of Lee Wallace to […]


As many of you know, Judge Jerry Baxter was a Fulton County trial judge for 33 years and presided over a wide variety of cases. He became a neutral because he wanted to come out from behind the bench and use his experience to help people one-on-one to resolve their issues. Judge Baxter loves working […]


CV’s give your information about a person’s education, training and experience, but they do not give you much, if any, insight into the person as a person. We at BAY want to provide you with a better understanding of the interests, motivations and personalities of our neutrals. Many people know Victor Faenza as a neutral, […]

Are you Ready to Agree to Agree? | Sep 21, 2015

As a practicing attorney for more than 36 years and as a mediator for the last fourteen years, I have seen my share of changes in the legal scene. And, it has only been in the last 7-10 years that mediation has really been the primary means of settling litigation claims in Atlanta. As both […]