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Federal Law Mediators & Arbitrators

Federal Law Mediators & Arbitrators

These former and retired federal judges at JAMS offer all types of alternative dispute resolution services and are available to conduct in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings. They are all experienced in federal law issues, such as securities, intellectual property and employment, and in some cases have experience in such fields as bankruptcy, admiralty and environmental law. A complete listing of all JAMS Federal Law Mediators, Arbitrators, and Dispute Resolution Professionals may be found at jamsadr.com/federal.

Hon. Wayne R. Andersen (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Securities
  • Telecommunications
Ted E. Bandstra
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Hon. Stanley F. Birch, Jr. (Ret.)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Employment
  • Global Engineering & Construction
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
Hon. Thomas M. Blewitt (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
Hon. Wayne D. Brazil (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
Hon. Garrett E. Brown, Jr. (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Admiralty
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Securities
Hon. Rosalyn Chapman (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Product Liability
Hon. David H. Coar (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Judge
  • Financial Markets
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities
William G. Connelly (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Morton Denlow (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Business / Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Judge
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Training & Teaching
Hon. Michael H. Dolinger (Ret.)
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
Hon. William F. Downes (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Federal Judge
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
Hon. Allyson K. Duncan (Ret.)
  • Appellate
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Telecommunications & Utilities
Hon. Joan N. Feeney (Ret.)
  • Accounting Finance
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Federal Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property
Hon. James
  • Business and Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
Hon. Jay C. Gandhi (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property
  • Securities
Hon. Vanessa D. Gilmore (USDJ Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Securities
Hon. Steven M. Gold (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Irma E. Gonzalez (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime Admiralty
Hon. Stephen E. Haberfeld (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Special Master/Referee
Hon. Carl W. Hoffman (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property
Hon. James F. Holderman (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Federal Judge
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Telecommunications
Hon. John J. Hughes (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Hon. Edward A. Infante (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Judge
  • Financial Markets
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Securities
Hon. Nancy Johnson (Ret.)
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime & Admiralty Law
Hon. Jeff Kaplan (Ret.)
  • Appellate
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Judge
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Theodore H. Katz (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Actions/Mass Torts
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Hon. Arlander Keys (Ret.)
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Judge
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Hon. George H. King (Ret.)
  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Securities
Hon. Elizabeth D. Laporte (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities
Hon. Peggy A. Leen (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Benson Everett Legg (Ret.)
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Hon. John C. Lifland (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime/Admiralty
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Securities
Hon. Frank Maas (Ret.)
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice/Torts
  • Real Property/Condos/Cooperatives
  • Securities
  • Securities/Commodity Futures
Hon. Michael T. Mason (Ret.)
  • Banking
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Carlos R. Moreno (Ret.)
  • Appellate
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
Hon. Margaret A. Nagle (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Product Liability/Torts
  • Real Estate
Hon. S. James Otero (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Securities
Hon. Henry Pitman (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Aviation
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime & Admiralty Law
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Securities
Hon. Philip M. Pro (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Securities
Hon. Kathleen A. Roberts (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise Distribution Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Securities
Gerald E. Rosen
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Hon. James M. Rosenbaum (Ret.)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • American Indian Tribal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Securities
Hon. Thomas J. Rueter (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Franchise & Distribution Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property
Hon. Gregory M. Sleet (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities
Hon. Janice M. Symchych (Former)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha (Ret.)
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • American Indian Tribal Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
Hon. Gary L. Taylor (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Hon. Dickran M. Tevrizian (Ret.)
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
Hon. Ricardo M. Urbina (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Liability
Hon. James Ware, (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Education/Schools
  • Employment
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Federal Judge
  • Health Care
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Surety
Hon. Donald G. Wilkerson (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
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