JAMS Panelists Rank Prominently in Chambers USA 2015
June 10, 2015
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 2015 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
George D. Calkins II, Esq. was ranked under Construction Mediation in California and commentators said he was a popular choice of mediators because “he’s an effective guy who will fight to the end to get a deal done.” He is also highly rated for his arbitration practice.
Robert B. Davidson, Esq. was listed under International Arbitration and characterized as “an excellent and incredibly efficient” individual who “really has an instinct for arbitration.”
Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq. was also listed under Construction Mediation in California and voters said he was “a go-to person for construction matters involving arbitration or mediation,” and that “he’s fair, reasoned and someone I would not hesitate to use as an arbitrator in any matter.”
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 more than 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.