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Hon. Gregory M. Sleet (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Philadelphia

Experienced chief judge joins JAMS as a mediator, arbitrator, and special master

New Panelist Announcement

Philadelphia – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. Gregory M. Sleet (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Sleet joins JAMS after serving 20 years on the bench of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, including seven years as chief judge. Judge Sleet gained deep experience in a wide range of commercial cases during his tenure on the district court and is known for his expertise in patent litigation.

Judge Sleet will be based in the JAMS Resolution Center in Philadelphia and will serve as a mediator, arbitrator and special master in a wide variety of disputes, including banking, bankruptcy, business/commercial, civil rights, class actions/mass torts, construction, employment, environmental, health care, insurance, intellectual property, maritime, pharmaceutical/mass torts, and securities.

Judge Sleet is an expert on patent litigation and has extensive experience with understanding and resolving complex cases. We believe he will make a great addition to our well-respected JAMS panel in Philadelphia.

-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

Before taking the federal bench in 1998, Judge Sleet gained experience in civil and criminal litigation and corporate legal work. He served as a United States Attorney for the District of Delaware from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, he served as in-house counsel in the legal department of Hercules Incorporated and as deputy attorney general for the State of Delaware. At the beginning of his career, he practiced law in Philadelphia for 14 years, six of those as an assistant public defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Joining JAMS felt like a natural progression of my judicial career. I am looking forward to leveraging the experience I’ve gained through the years to assist parties achieve resolution of disputes.

-Hon. Gregory M. Sleet, JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, and Special Master

Judge Sleet received his B.A. from Hampton University and earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law.

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. With 27 locations, JAMS and its nearly 400 panelists are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases every year.

JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

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Hon. Gregory M. Sleet (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities

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For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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