Mr. Ornstil was one of the first full-time attorney neutrals in California. Since joining JAMS in 1994, he has served as a mediator, arbitrator and special master/discovery referee on more than 4,000 cases across all areas of civil litigation.
“We congratulate Michael on this well-deserved honor,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “This award recognizes his skill and strength in bringing parties together to resolve even the most heated or complicated disputes.”
“I’m so proud to receive this recognition from the SFTLA,” said Mr. Ornstil. “It’s a wonderful tribute to be named among such a talented group of legal professionals.”
JAMS panelists Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.), Hon. Coleman “Coley” Fannin (Ret.), Jerry Spolter, Esq., Hon. Rebecca Westerfield, (Ret.), Kenneth D. Gack, Esq. and Hon. Ellen Sickle James (Ret.) have all received this award previously.
About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
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