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JAMS Panelist Shelley Rossoff Olsen, Esq., Appointed Special Master for Asbestos Litigation

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New York – JAMS is proud to announce that Shelley Rossoff Olsen, Esq. was appointed to serve as special master in the New York City Asbestos Litigation. New York Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler appointed Ms. Olsen to oversee all discovery and discovery disputes in the longest running mass tort in U.S. history.

“Shelley has years of experience dealing with large and complex cases and we’re thrilled she was appointed to serve in this role,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “Our neutrals are skilled in managing multiple parties and complex legal issues. JAMS provides superior case management and administration, which are often the keys to successfully managing the numerous issues that arise during mass and class actions.”

Ms. Olsen is a veteran ADR professional and a recognized authority on dispute resolution and facilitated settlements. A former Senior Court Mediator and Summary Jury Trial Judge in the Supreme Court, New York County Civil Division from 2005 until 2009, she has settled thousands of matters involving a wide range of issues. Ms. Olsen specializes in complex dispute resolution and is highly respected by both the plaintiff and defense bars.

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 300 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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