Los Angeles – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Charles W. McCoy (Ret.) to its panel. Judge McCoy will be based in the JAMS Los Angeles Resolution Center. He will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in a variety of disputes including Antitrust, Business/Commercial, Construction Defect, Employment, Insurance, Personal Injury/Torts and Real Property.
Judge McCoy most recently served as a mandatory settlement judge and was also a presiding judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court. He was a founder and supervising judge of the Complex Litigation Courts, where he was a champion of hands-on case management, early identification of pivotal issues, focused discovery and rational, informed settlements. He has overseen hundreds of successful settlement conferences across a broad span of practice areas.
“Judge McCoy’s recognized leadership skills, coupled with his personal civility and proven mediation expertise make him an excellent addition to our panel,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We’re thrilled to have him join JAMS.”
“I look forward to devoting my talents and experience to successfully resolving matters with parties and their counsel in ways that bring credit to all involved,” said Judge McCoy. “I'm also honored to join the JAMS panel in Los Angeles where I will work alongside many of my former esteemed colleagues.”
Judge McCoy graduated with a B.S. from Purdue University and earned his J.D., with honors, from University of Texas School of Law at Austin. He has taught courses to judges on settlement techniques and processes. He was also honored as the 2010 recipient of the Emil Gumpert Award as the Outstanding Jurist in the Field of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
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 nearly 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.