Mediation and Arbitration
Ms. Benz serves as an arbitrator and mediator on the commercial roster of the American Arbitration Association.
She has arbitrated numerous commercial disputes. Ms. Benz was invited to join the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals in 2013.
Ms. Benz is a certified mediator in the Circuit Court of Cook County Law and Chancery Divisions. She also regularly represents litigants in mediation. She served as a mediator
in the Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program in the Cook County Law Division. She also serves as a volunteer mediator in Will County. Ms. Benz is a member of the Association of Attorney-Mediators, Illinois Chapter. She frequently speaks on topics related to mediation procedure