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Hon. Robert B. Freedman (Ret.) Joins JAMS in San Francisco

Experienced civil litigation judge serves as a mediator, arbitrator, and special master

New Panelist Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Robert B. Freedman (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Freedman will be based in the San Francisco Resolution Center. He will serve as a mediator, arbitrator and special master to resolve Business/Commercial, Class Action/Mass Tort, Employment, Government/Public Agency, Insurance and Personal Injury matters.

Judge Freedman joins JAMS after more than 21 years on the bench and 27 years of civil litigation. He served as the Supervising Judge/Civil Direct Calendaring and later as the Assistant Presiding Judge during his tenure at the Alameda County Superior Court.  In addition, he presided over cases in the Alameda Superior Court Complex Litigation Department and as Asbestos Case Management Judge. Prior to that, he served on the Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville Municipal Court.  

Judge Freedman is widely respected for his legal knowledge and wealth of experience. We are pleased to have him join our panel.

-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

I am looking forward to this next chapter with JAMS. I couldn’t have chosen a better place to continue helping parties with the resolution of their disputes.

-Hon. Robert B. Freedman (Ret.), JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, and Special Master

Judge Freedman received his B.A. with honors from the University of California at Los Angeles and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

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.


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Hon. Robert B. Freedman (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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