SAN DIEGO – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Michael J. Weaver, Esq. Mr. Weaver will be based in the JAMS San Diego Resolution Center and serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in a variety of disputes including Business/Commercial, Class Action/Mass Torts, Employment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Professional Liability, Real Property and Securities.
Prior to joining JAMS, Mr. Weaver was a partner with Latham and Watkins, where he handled a wide range of legal issues. He brings 20 years of experience as a mediator and arbitrator, with particular expertise in partnership disputes and professional liability claims. Before his career as a full-time neutral, Mr. Weaver handled matters in state and federal forums, including bankruptcy court in multiple jurisdictions.
“Mike has extensive experience working with firms, companies, individual partners and employees to resolve internal and external conflicts,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “He is well respected on both sides of the bar and we know he will make an excellent addition to our panel.”
“I’ve been a big proponent of mediation and arbitration for many years now and JAMS is the best provider of ADR services,” said Mr. Weaver. “I look forward to joining the panel in San Diego and working alongside the talented neutrals and superior case managers.”
Mr. Weaver received his A.B. from California State University, Long Beach and his J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law. He is a fellow in both the American College of Commercial Arbitrators and the American College of Trial Lawyers. In addition, he is a former director of the National Conflict Resolution Center.
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.