JAMS Panelists Rank Prominently in National Law Journal 2016 ADR Champions
March 01, 2016
Irvine – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced that seven of its neutrals were recognized in the 2016 National Law Journal ADR Champions List.
Those who were chosen have distinguished themselves in the field of arbitration and mediation, each having an abiding passion and deep commitment to the practice of ADR along with a remarkable track record of success. It is an exemplary list of the finest mediators and arbitrators in the United States.
The JAMS neutrals who were named as ADR Champions are John Bates, Esq., Richard Chernick, Esq., Hon. Edward Infante (Ret.), Jed Melnick, Esq., Hon. Diane Welsh (Ret.), Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.) and Cathy Yanni.
“We are thrilled that the National Law Journal has recognized the accomplishments of these seven tremendously talented neutrals,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “It’s a great honor to have these neutrals representing JAMS and we congratulate all those who made the list.”
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.
- John B. Bates, Jr., Esq.
- Richard Chernick, Esq.
- Hon. Edward A. Infante (Ret.)
- Jed D. Melnick, Esq.
- Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.)
- Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
- Cathy Yanni
- Los Angeles, California (Southern)
- New York, New York
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- San Francisco, California (Northern)