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JAMS Panelists Receive Top Honors from ABA Dispute Resolution Section

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Washington, D.C. – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce that panelists Michael K. Lewis, Esq. and Linda R. Singer, Esq. were the 2012 recipients of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s prestigious D’Alemberte-Raven Award. The award was presented at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Spring Conference in Washington, D.C.

The D’Alemberte-Raven Award recognizes leaders in the dispute resolution community who have contributed significantly to the field by developing new or innovative programs, improvements in service and efficiency, research and writings in the area of dispute resolution or continuing education programs. The award is named for Robert D. Raven and Talbot D’Alemberte, former presidents and pioneers within the area of dispute resolution.

“Michael and Linda have made significant contributions to alternative dispute resolution,” said Chris Poole, president and CEO of JAMS. “Their work has helped push ADR to the forefront of the legal community and we have all benefitted from their remarkable efforts.”

Mr. Lewis is widely recognized for his extraordinary ability to resolve the most complex disputes in virtually every area of law. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of complex, multi-party, high profile matters.

Ms. Singer has more than 30 years of dispute resolution experience as an arbitrator, mediator, civil litigator and neutral evaluator. She pioneered the development of mediation as a practice, training fellow mediators and lawyers throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Past recipients of the award include JAMS founder Hon. H. Warren Knight (Ret.), Hon. Wayne D. Brazil (Ret.), Attorney General Janet Reno and Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

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 280 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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Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
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Linda R. Singer, Esq.
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