The survey received nearly 5,000 votes from across the legal spectrum, which included attorneys, consultants, judges, accountants, mediators and professors.
“We are incredibly honored that the readers of the National Law Journal have voted us first place in the ‘Best of’ survey,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “Judges Weinstein and Welsh are highly respected and experienced. We’re thrilled the NLJ readers recognize their outstanding abilities for resolving disputes. We pledge to continue to provide the best service to attorneys and their clients, and will seek to remain their first choice for ADR.”
Judge Weinstein is recognized as one of the premiere mediators of complex, multi-party, high-stakes cases, both in the United States and throughout the world. A JAMS founder and full-time neutral since 1988, Judge Weinstein previously served on the San Francisco State Superior Court.
Judge Welsh is highly respected for her ability to successfully resolve disputes with sensitivity, patience, and persistence. As a U.S. Magistrate Judge for 12 years, she has extraordinary skill in resolving high-stake multi-party commercial disputes, employment and catastrophic personal injury cases.
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.