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JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways of overcoming barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

Recent News

International Neutral Fred G. Bennett, Esq., Joins JAMS

September 12, 2019New panelist will serve as arbitrator and mediator in Century City Resolution Center

Los Angeles – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to welcome its newest addition, Fred G. Bennett, Esq., as a neutral to the panel. Mr. Bennett is a highly regarded international practitioner with over 35 years of experience as an advocate, arbitrator and mediator of complex international and domestic disputes. He is recognized for his ability to manage large, multifaceted and technical cases. He has served as an arbitrator in over 60 international and domestic arbitrations. As both an arbitrator and advocate, Mr. Bennett maintained a global practice managing complex disputes in multiple countries throughout Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and the Middle East.


In Memoriam Hon. James Robertson (Ret.) (1938–2019)

September 11, 2019The Hon. James Robertson passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the age of 81. He is survived by his loving wife, Berit; his children, Stephen, Catherine and Peter, their spouses and six grandchildren; and a twin sister, Ellen Wallace.


JAMS Rated “Top ADR Provider” in The Legal Intelligencer’s Survey for 10th Consecutive Year

September 5, 2019Company earns top ranking as best ADR provider; two JAMS neutrals named best individual mediator

Philadelphia – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services (ADR) worldwide, is pleased to announce that it once again earned the top ranking as the best ADR provider in The Legal Intelligencer’s Best Of survey for the 10th year in a row. In addition, JAMS was also named the best online ADR resource, and two JAMS neutrals—Hon. Diane Welsh (Ret.) and Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.)—topped the Individual Mediator category. Judge Welsh has placed in the survey’s top two for the last nine years.


JAMS Foundation

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The Mission of the JAMS Foundation

JAMS, the nation’s premier provider of commercial dispute resolution services, established the non-profit JAMS Foundation to provide financial assistance for conflict resolution initiatives with national and international impact and to share its dispute resolution experience and expertise for the benefit of the public interest.

Funded entirely by contributions from JAMS, JAMS neutrals and employee associates, the Foundation’s mission is to encourage the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), support education at all levels about collaborative processes for resolving differences, promote innovation in conflict resolution, and advance the settlement of conflict worldwide.

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