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JAMS Neutrals Shine in the Who’s Who Legal 2015

JAMS Neutrals Shine in the Who’s Who Legal 2015

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce it was featured prominently in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal.

Following previous recognition, JAMS is once again called out as a renowned ADR specialist of mediation services in Who’s Who Legal research with JAMS experts selected for inclusion, with several more affiliated panelists appearing under their own names. The majority of listed nominees are based in the U.S., where leaders have been identified across six states.

This is the fifth edition of Who’s Who Legal: Mediation. This is a significantly impressive recognition as the comprehensive volume ranks less than 300 practitioners from across 233 firms and 45 jurisdictions, and JAMS neutrals made up 26 of the overall neutrals listed.

In Washington, D.C., the publication states that Linda Singer, Esq. has a “hugely respected” mediation practice and served as a special master to the U.S. District Court, SDNY. She is joined by the “truly exceptional” Michael Lewis, Esq., who mediates disputes in the business, public policy, employment, environment and governmental sectors.

In New York, the publication states that Michael Young, Esq. has conducted more than 1,250 mediations and arbitrations in 30 states and abroad; and also notes that clients are full of praise for his “superb approach” in financial services-related mediations. Robert Davidson, Esq. also stands out due to his “comprehensive understanding and respect for the mediation process.”

In California, founding partner Bruce Edwards, Esq. is noted to have a “stellar reputation” and has mediated more than 4,500 cases across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. He is joined by the “incredibly gifted” Zela “Zee” Claiborne, Esq., who focuses on disputes in the construction, engineering, energy and intellectual property sectors.

In Boston, Eric Van Loon, Esq. is recognized as a “first-rate” mediator with particular experience in franchise and environment disputes, while it is noted that the “impressive” John Hinchey, Esq. in Atlanta is a “go-to figure for complex construction disputes.”

The neutrals ranked in the 2015 Who’s Who Legal publication include:

  • Andrew Aglionby
  • John J. Bates, Jr., Esq.
  • Gavin Bonnar
  • Philip L. Bruner, Esq.
  • Richard Chernick, Esq.
  • Zela "Zee" Claiborne, Esq.
  • Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Robert B. Davidson, Esq.
  • Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
  • David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Charles Flint QC
  • Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Edwin Glasgow CBE QC
  • John W. Hinchey, Esq.
  • Gavin Kealey QC
  • Michael L. Lewis, Esq.
  • James E. McGuire, Esq.
  • Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Peter Rogan
  • Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Linda R. Singer, Esq. 
  • R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
  • Paul Tweed
  • Eric E. Van Loon, Esq.
  • Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
  • William Wood QC
  • Michael D. Young, Esq.

About JAMS
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.

Featured People

John B. Bates, Jr., Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Philip L. Bruner, Esq.
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
Richard Chernick, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
Zela ''Zee'' G. Claiborne, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Surety
Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Agribusiness
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Telecommunications
  • Training & Teaching
Robert B. Davidson, Esq., FCIArb
  • Accounting Finance
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Accounting Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise Distribution Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
  • Surety
  • Training & Teaching
Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
  • Real Property
Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Surety
  • Training & Teaching
James E. McGuire, Esq.
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Mediation
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business Commercial
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Professional Liability
Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
Linda R. Singer, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Training/Teaching
R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Paul Tweed
  • Business Commercial
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
Eric E. Van Loon, Esq.
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy/Utility
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Franchise
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • American Indian Tribal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Michael D. Young, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Securities

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

Ksnyder@jamsadr.com

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