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Retired Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Hon. Stephen E. Neel Joins JAMS

New Panelist Announcement
Boston – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Stephen E. Neel (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Neel will be based in the JAMS Boston Resolution Center. He will specialize as an arbitrator, mediator and special master for disputes in a variety of areas including Administrative Law, Business/Commercial, Class Actions, Construction, Employment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury/Torts, Professional Liability, Real Property and Securities.

Judge Neel managed and tried hundreds of civil cases during his almost 19 years as a Superior Court judge. He presided in the Business Litigation Session (BLS) of the Massachusetts Superior Court during 2008 to 2010. He also served for five years as a Regional Administrative Justice for Civil Business for Middlesex County and chaired the Superior Court’s Subcommittee on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

“Judge Neel has resolved numerous complex litigation cases,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His breadth of experience throughout his long tenure on the bench as well as his chairmanship of the ADR Subcommittee will make him an excellent addition to our Boston panel.”

“My time on the bench has prepared me for this next phase in my career doing ADR work,” said Judge Neel. “I’m very excited to join the outstanding Boston team.”

Judge Neel graduated with his B.A., cum laude, from Amherst College and received his law degree from Harvard Law School.

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.

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Hon. Stephen E. Neel (Ret.)
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Special Master Discovery Referee

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JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

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