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JAMS Named Mediation Firm of the Year in Who’s Who Legal 2017

JAMS is recognized as Mediation Firm of the Year for 2017 by Who's Who Legal

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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 2017 edition of Who’s Who Legal.

This is the seventh edition of Who’s Who Legal: Mediation. The recognition is significant as the comprehensive volume ranks nearly 400 practitioners from nearly 300 firms across 53 countries and JAMS neutrals made up 26 of the overall neutrals listed.

Richard Chernick, Esq. in Los Angeles is recommended for his expertise in conducting complex multiparty mediations and is a distinguished figure both nationally and internationally. Terrence Lee Croft, Esq. in Atlanta is described as “an excellent mediator” and is recommended as one of the region’s leading dispute resolution figures. Robert B. Davidson, Esq. is one of the country’s foremost mediators and is a respected and well-known figure who source say delivers results for his clients. The “very impressive” Bruce A. Edwards, Esq. conducts mediations across numerous sectors with a specific focus on construction, employment and healthcare. One respondent says, “He is an excellent speaker. In my view, he is one of the country’s top mediators.” Michael L. Lewis, Esq. specializes in complex, multiparty, high-profile disputes where he is “clever and persistent; a pioneer with an international reputation.” Peter Rogan in London is one of the foremost insurance and reinsurance experts and is recommended for his mediation skills in disputes in this sector. Linda Singer, Esq. in Washington, D.C. is an “eminent name” with more than three decades of experience. She is a leader within the practice and provides clear and effective resolutions. Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.) is recognized for his ability to effectively resolve disputes in multiple sectors both on a domestic and international level and is “a leader in mediation and a great personality,” according to interviewees. Michael D. Young, Esq. in New York is a skilled mediator and specialises in insurance, construction and employment disputes. He receives plaudits from his peers as “a leading mediator for decades” and “a very accomplished name.”

The neutrals ranked in the 2017 Who’s Who Legal publication include:

  • John J. Bates, Jr., Esq.
  • Philip L. Bruner, Esq.
  • George Calkins, II, Esq.
  • Richard Chernick, Esq.
  • Zela “Zee” G. Claiborne, Esq.
  • Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Robert B. Davidson, Esq.
  • Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
  • David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Katherine Hope Gurun, Esq.
  • John W. Hinchey, Esq.
  • F. Carlton King, Jr., Esq.
  • Michael L. Lewis, Esq.
  • Hon. Edward A. Panelli (Ret.)
  • David Perkins
  • Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Peter Rogan
  • Vivian B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Linda Singer, Esq.
  • Patricia H. Thompson, Esq.
  • R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
  • Paul Tweed
  • Eric E. Van Loon, Esq.
  • Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
  • 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 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.
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Energy/Utility
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • 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
  • 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
Katherine Hope Gurun, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
F. Carlton King, Jr., Esq.
  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • 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
David Perkins
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Antitrust
  • 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
  • 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
Patricia H. Thompson, Esq., FCIArb, CollArb
  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
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
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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