October 21, 2014
Philadelphia – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce it came in First Place among Alternative Dispute Resolution providers in the fifth annual Legal Intelligencer “Best of” Survey. Additionally Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.) and Hon. James R. Melinson (Ret.) were ranked first and second place, respectively, in the Best Individual Mediator category.
“We are honored the readers in Philadelphia selected JAMS as their number one provider,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “Additionally, we’re thrilled Judge Welsh and Judge Melinson have ranked so favorably in the legal community. We thank the readers for their continued support.”
The survey ranked the top three ADR firms and mediators, as voted by the publication’s readers.
The Philadelphia Resolution Center includes the following neutrals: Hon. Edward G. Biester, Jr., (Ret); Robert B. Davidson, Esq.; Hon. Jane Cutler Greenspan (Ret.); Hon. John J. Hughes (Ret.); Hon. James R. Melinson (Ret.); Hon. Randall J. Newsome (Ret.); Jerry P. Roscoe, Esq.; Hon. Frederic N. Smalkin (Ret.); Hon. Maria Marinari Sypek (Ret.); and Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.).
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 or www.jamsadr.com.