June 15, 2010
Robert B. Davidson, Kenneth C. Gibbs and John W. Hinchey
Recognized by Clients and Peers as Leaders in Mediation & Arbitration
Irvine, CA – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced that three of its neutrals, Robert B. Davidson, Esq., Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq. and John. W. Hinchey, Esq., have been recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Additionally all three neutrals were selected to Band 1, the highest level of ranking by Chambers.
Mr. Davidson secured recognition as an International Arbitrator and was praised for his wide knowledge spanning a large number of industries. For Mr. Davidson’s International biography, please click here.
Mr. Gibbs was singled out as renowned for his deftness as a mediator and arbitrator in the area of Construction Claims, with respondents noting his “truly excellent construction expertise and the ability to skillfully resolve disputes." For Mr. Gibbs’ Construction biography, please click here.
Mr. Hinchey is viewed as one of the top Construction alternative dispute resolution practitioners in the area: "He wrote the handbook on arbitration," says one competitor. For Mr. Hinchey’s Construction biography, please click here.
Chambers and Partners is based in London and began as general book publishers in 1969. Chambers’ staff of full-time researchers now prepares legal directories, which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers according to their reputations among peers and clients. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003 and ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. The research is in-depth and client focused. The annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the U.S. and worldwide, and is widely used by firms for referral purposes.
Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 to 6, with 1 being the best. Qualities assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.
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 250 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.