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JAMS Panelists Rank Prominently in National Law Journal 2016 ADR Champions

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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.”

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.

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John B. Bates, Jr., Esq.
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Richard Chernick, Esq.
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  • Federal Law
  • Governmental Public Agency
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  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
Hon. Edward A. Infante (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Federal Judge
  • Financial Markets
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Securities
Jed D. Melnick, Esq.
  • Accounting Finance
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Entertainment
  • Governmental Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
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  • Environmental
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Federal Judge
  • Health Care
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  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Surety
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Environmental
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  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise
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  • Health Care
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  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
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Cathy Yanni
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/MDL/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Product Liability

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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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