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JAMS ADR Rules & Clauses

In a continuing effort to provide our clients with the highest quality dispute resolution services, JAMS offers clauses, rules and procedures designed to meet the parties’ needs in a variety of situations. The menu of clauses, rules and procedures allows you to customize a process for your dispute. The newest addition is JAMS Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures, which is described in more detail below. 

JAMS Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures

JAMS has taken an industry-leading role to ensure arbitration remains an attractive alternative to litigation. In order to save clients time and money, JAMS has instituted new procedural options that allow the crafting of a process that is commensurate with the dispute. With JAMS new Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures, parties can choose a process that limits depositions, document requests and e-discovery. When parties utilizing JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules elect to use these procedures, they agree to the voluntary and informal exchange of all non-privileged documents and other information relevant to the dispute. These rules are an innovative step taken by JAMS to guarantee that its clients can have an efficient process if they choose. 



ADR Clauses (Dispute Resolution Clauses for Commercial Contracts)

General ADR Clauses

Construction ADR Clauses

Employment ADR Clauses

International & Transnational Clauses



Rules & Procedures

General Arbitration Rules & Procedures

Class Action Arbitration Procedures

Construction Arbitration Rules & Procedures

Employment Arbitration Rules & Procedures

International Mediation/Arbitration Rules & Procedures


JAMS mediators and arbitrators successfully resolve cases ranging in size, industry and complexity, typically achieving results more efficiently and cost effectively than through litigation.  JAMS neutrals are skilled in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including mediation, arbitration, special master, discovery referee, project neutral, and dispute review board work.