JAMS Panelists Rank Prominently in Chambers USA 2014
June 04, 2014
Irvine – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced that three of its neutrals, George D. Calkins II, Esq., Robert B. Davidson, Esq., and Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq. were recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
George D. Calkins II, Esq. was listed under Construction Mediation in California and won high praise for his work as a mediator in construction. Commentators reported that Mr. Calkins has the “right personality” and “gets to the key issues quickly, is decisive and doesn't waste time.”
Robert B. Davidson, Esq., was ranked in International Arbitration and was noted as an arbitrator who “can really cut through the smoke and mirrors effectively,” and has a significant amount of experience as both a sole arbitrator and a panel member.
Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq. was also listed under Construction Mediation in California and regularly acts on high-profile construction mediations. Voters lauded him for his impressive manner with clients.
Chambers and Partners is based in London and began as general book publishers in 1969. Chambers’ staff of full-time researchers now prepares legal directories, which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers according to their reputations among peers and clients. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003 and ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. The research is in-depth and client focused. The annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the U.S. and worldwide, and is widely used by firms for referral purposes.
Law firms and individual lawyers are assessed on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.
Founded in 1979, JAMS 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.