– JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Patrick J. Mahoney (Ret.)
to its panel. Judge Mahoney will be based in the JAMS San Francisco Resolution Center. He will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in a variety of disputes including Business/Commercial, Civil Rights, Class Action/Mass Tort, Employment, Family Law, Government/Public Agency, Real Property and Securities.
Judge Mahoney brings more than 40 years of experience as a judge and civil litigator to his ADR practice. Most recently he served as the supervising judge of the Family Court where he managed negotiations related to custody, visitation, property and financial issues. He also mediated disputes between and among public agencies related to providing services to youth. He conducted numerous settlement conferences involving asbestos claims, torts, employment discrimination, wage and hour and workplace conditions claims.
“Judge Mahoney has an excellent reputation for his ability to listen, probe and express opinions when appropriate,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “The skills he developed as a judge have shaped his ability to work with parties and counsel in all kinds of disputes including business, government and family. He will make a great addition to our panel.”
“During my time on the bench, I made a point to understand the strengths and weaknesses in every case I handled,” said Judge Mahoney. “I plan to take the same approach to my new role as a neutral and work with parties to successfully resolve their disputes. I’m looking forward to joining the talented panel in San Francisco and working alongside the superior case management team.”
Judge Mahoney graduated with his B.A. from Stanford University and earned his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, Order of the Coif
. About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.