Bankruptcy Neutral David G. Heiman, Esq. Joins JAMS in Detroit
January 04, 2018
Detroit – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of David G. Heiman, Esq. to its panel. Mr. Heiman will be based in the JAMS Detroit Resolution Center and will be available to hear cases throughout the country. He will serve as a mediator and arbitrator in a variety of disputes including Accounting, Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Business/Commercial and Government/Public Agency.
Mr. Heiman joined JAMS after more than 35 years of advising clients in business bankruptcy and restructuring. He founded Jones Day’s business restructuring practice in 1984 and has played a key role in many of the largest business bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings in the United States. His practice included representations of debtors, lenders, creditors and distressed assets purchasers. He also has had extensive experience in a wide array of commercial, financial and lending matters and disputes. He most recently led the City of Detroit chapter 9 bankruptcy case, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
“David’s background of resolving highly contentious disputes and creating paths for communication makes him an excellent addition to our panel,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We’re thrilled to have join us someone with his reputation for bringing parties together.”
“Although litigation has been an essential element of my engagements in complex disputes, I have always focused on ways to find common ground among the parties in dispute,” said Mr. Heiman. “JAMS is the perfect venue for lending my support to the successful resolution of such disputes.”
Mr. Heiman received his B.B.A. from University of Cincinnati and earned his J.D. from University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mr. Heiman is a past chair of the American College of Bankruptcy and has held leadership positions in a number of professional, community and charitable organizations.
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.