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JAMS Named Mediation Firm of the Year in Who’s Who Legal 2016

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce it was selected as the firm of the year for Mediation in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal.

This is the sixth edition of Who’s Who Legal: Mediation. The recognition is significant as the comprehensive volume ranks less than 300 practitioners from across 233 firms and 45 jurisdictions, and JAMS neutrals made up 27 of the overall neutrals listed.

In Washington D.C., Linda Singer brings more than 30 years of experience in the dispute resolution space to her mediations. She regularly uses her “phenomenal knowledge of the mediation process” to assist private companies, government agencies and courts in the development of their own related programs. Michael Lewis boasts “a national reputation as a widely respected mediator” known for his “adept handling” of high-profile multiparty conflicts.

New York-based Robert Davidson is a “superb mediator” with experience in the fields of employment, insurance, intellectual property and securities. Michael Young is recognized for his “conciliatory and diplomatic approach to disputes.” He has previously participated in more than 1,750 mediations and arbitrations in more than 30 states, leading sources to highlight his “invaluable experience.” David Geronemus is “well versed” in both two-party and multiparty mediations, and comes highly recommended for his “exceptional communication skills.”

In San Francisco, Bruce Edwards is recognized for his “top-tier work” dealing with high-value disputes. He is joined by Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.) whose “ability to construct tailored and bespoke mediation processes” has earned him a “stellar reputation” in the space.

“Alert, assertive and patient,” Terrence Lee Croft from the Atlanta office is regarded among peers as "a naturally gifted mediator.” Wayne Thorpe is also highly recommended for his work in the field.

In Europe, Peter Rogan is “a major player in the insurance market” whose recent highlights include a $300 million professional indemnity dispute and a policy wording dispute between two major companies.

The neutrals ranked in the 2016 Who’s Who Legal publication include:

  • Andrew Aglionby
  • John J. Bates, Jr., Esq.
  • Philip L. Bruner, Esq.
  • George D. Calkins, II Esq.
  • Richard Chernick, Esq.
  • Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Robert B. Davidson, Esq.
  • Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
  • David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Charles Flint QC
  • Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • John W. Hinchey, Esq.
  • Michael L. Lewis, Esq.
  • James E. McGuire, Esq.
  • Roy S. Mitchell, Esq.
  • Hon. Edward A. Panelli (Ret.)
  • Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • David Perkins
  • Peter Rogan
  • Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Linda Singer, Esq.
  • R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
  • Paul Tweed
  • Eric E. Van Loon, Esq.
  • Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
  • Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (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 nearly 350 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
  • Financial Markets
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • 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
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
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities
  • Surety
David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Accounting Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
  • Surety
  • Training & Teaching
Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utility
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
  • Real Property
Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • 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
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Antitrust
  • Business/Commercial
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime/Admiralty
  • Professional Liability
David Perkins
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • 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/Torts
  • 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.)
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime/Admiralty
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
Michael D. Young, Esq.
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Securities
  • Surety

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Senior Public Relations & Content Manager

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

Ksnyder@jamsadr.com

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