Judge Leavitt served nearly 25 years on the federal bench. He has vast experience resolving complex legal disputes and mediated more than 1,500 cases after being appointed a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Nevada in 1987.
“Judge Leavitt comes to JAMS with a notable history as a settlement master,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His reputation for thoughtful and swift resolution will make him an excellent addition to our panel.”
“I look forward to utilizing the skills I developed on the bench in my new role at JAMS,” said Judge Leavitt. “I’m also excited to join the impressive panel of neutrals and talented case management team at JAMS.”
Prior to joining the federal bench, he worked for the Clark County District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice. Judge Leavitt graduated with his B.A. from University of Illinois and earned his J.D. from University of California Berkeley School of Law.
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 270 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.