Skilled Construction Mediator and Insurance Expert Craig S. Meredith Joins JAMS Global Engineering Construction Group
September 20, 2010
San Francisco – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Craig S. Meredith, Esq. to its San Francisco panel and JAMS Global Engineering and Construction Group. Meredith will be based in the San Francisco Resolution Center, where he will specialize in a variety of areas including construction, construction defect, engineering, insurance and personal injury.
Meredith is most widely known for his expertise in the areas of insurance coverage with a primary emphasis on general liability coverage issues for commercial construction, construction defect, and environmental matters. He is also known and respected for his ability to form relationships with both carrier representatives and outside counsel.
“Craig has a superior reputation in the construction and insurance fields,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We are excited to have him join JAMS and be a part of our industry-leading Global Engineering and Construction Group.”
“Over the years, I’ve really enjoyed mediating cases and I look forward to the work at JAMS to continue utilizing my skills,” said Meredith. “Additionally, the JAMS GEC group is a remarkable group of professionals and I’m excited to work with them.”
Meredith has successfully served as a mediator in more than 100 cases, both locally and nationally, involving complex insurance disputes, including construction defect cases, inter-carrier and insured carrier disputes, broker disputes, bad faith litigation, bodily injury suits and other disputes. Additionally, he has participated in more than 400 settlements of major construction litigation as coverage counsel for the developer or general contractor.
Meredith received his B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Houston and graduated magna cum laude from Bates College of Law at the University of Houston.
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 more than 250 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.