Jeffrey Grubman, Esq.

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Available nationwide

Jeffrey Grubman, Esq. is a veteran ADR professional who has served as a mediator in approximately 2,000 cases in 31 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in a wide variety of complex cases, including class actions and high impact, multi-party matters.

He has served as a mediator and arbitrator in a wide array of business and commercial disputes involving a broad range of subjects, sizes, and complexity, including corporate/partnership, Uniform Commercial Code, securities, banking, real estate, business torts, non-compete/non-solicitation, franchise, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, legal professional liability, commercial aviation, replevin, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare, international, technology, and entertainment/media.

Mr. Grubman regularly lectures and publishes articles on local and national levels regarding timely ADR issues, including continuing legal education presentations to law firms. Before he became a full time neutral, Mr. Grubman was a litigator with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and subsequently became a partner in two boutique South Florida law firms where he maintained an active business and commercial litigation practice.

Read counsel comments about Mr. Grubman's skills and style as a neutral.

Representative Matters

  • Mediated $500 million plus class action against large insurance company by 70,000 policy holder class across 30 states involving alleged overcharging of cost of insurance for variable life policies
  • Mediated class action against Fortune 100 company related to alleged overcharging of consumers in leases for office copiers
  • Mediated action with pending motion for class certification related to the propriety of a national bank’s process for instituting force-placed property insurance
  • Mediated multi-million dollar commercial foreclosure action with cross claims and counter claims against attorneys and the title insurer involved in the underlying transactions
  • Mediated $10 million plus dispute regarding the corporate control of a large telecommunications company
  • Mediated complex international dispute involving the sale of patents and trademarks between two large South American companies and encompassing claims of tortious interference and breach of non-compete agreement
  • Mediated dispute regarding respective rights of parties to sell and distribute exercise equipment in Japan
  • Mediated multi-million dollar defamation/unfair trade practices claim initiated by operator of weight loss center against competing doctor
  • Mediated dispute against major airline involving alleged failure to pay commission related to sale of multiple commercial aircraft
  • Action by physician against health insurance company to seek alleged underpayment for services rendered
  • Mediated action between a trust and the IRS regarding the IRS’ efforts to collect on a judgment against the grantor of the trust by foreclosing on a parcel of real property owned by the trust
  • Mediated dispute between 2 anesthesia groups regarding alleged tortuous interference and theft of trade secrets to obtain contract with hospital

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities


  • Mediation: Making Sense of the Unknown, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, 2016 Midwinter Meeting, February 2016
  • Managing the Complex Business Case in ADR, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution 16th Annual Spring Conference, 2014
  • Expanding the Use of ADR in the Media and Entertainment Industries, JAMS & NY Bar Entertainment Section, September 2014
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of ADR in Intellectual Property Cases, JAMS, March 2014
  • Best Practices in Employment Mediation, JAMS Mediation Week, October 2014
  • Ethics in IP and Entertainment ADR, North American Sports, Entertainment and IP Association, November 2013
  • Evaluative Mediation, ADR Committee Meeting, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2011
  • Conducted Mock Mediation, hosted by Caitlin, Inc. before an audience of independent broker dealers in Phoenix, AZ, 2007
  • Moderator, Mediation Panel, Public Investors American Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2012

Professional Activities

  • Serves on the “Together, We Must” Campaign for Justice Campaign Leadership Committee, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
  • Steering Committee, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
  • Professional Mediation Institute, Board Member
  • JAMS Entertainment and Sports Neutral Advisory Group Member


Background and Education

  • Jeffrey Grubman, P.A, focusing on Mediation and Arbitration, 2005-2012
  • Litigation Partner, at two boutique law firms (Herman & Grubman, Miami and Stollman & Grubman, Boca Raton), 1994-2005
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bokius LLP, 1991-1994
  • Ruden McClosky, 1990-1991
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, 1989-1990
  • J.D., University of Southern California, 1989 (Hale Moot Court Honors)
  • B.S., Finance (with High Honors), University of Florida, 1986


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October 14-15, 2014