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JAMS Achieves Highest Number of Listings in the 2018 Who’s Who Legal: Mediation

JAMS once again showcases its strong transatlantic presence, achieving 18 listings across the U.S. and the U.K.

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce that 18 of its neutrals were recognized in the 2018 edition of Who’s Who Legal.

In the eighth edition of Who’s Who Legal: Mediation, 387 practitioners were featured, encompassing almost 300 firms in 51 countries. JAMS was noted as a leading firm with the highest number of neutrals featured this year. The JAMS neutrals with the highest scores in the rankings included:

Linda R. Singer, Esq., who receives praise around the world as an “excellent mediator,” is noted as a thought leader in the field and is commended for her extensive experience handling a range of disputes.

Michael K. Lewis, Esq., who is commended by peers who highlight his “well-deserved reputation as a mediator.” He has acted as a mediator for matters ranging from employment disputes to environmental issues.

Michael D. Young. Esq., who receives praise internationally as a “standout practitioner” and is frequently engaged in handling commercial, professional liability and construction disputes, among other matters.

Robert B. Davidson, Esq., a well-established figure in the U.S. market who boasts considerable experience mediating complex commercial disputes across a range of sectors, including construction and intellectual property.

Zela “Zee” Claiborne, Esq., who is described by market sources in the U.S. as a “wonderful mediator.” They also highlight her strong expertise in domestic and international business mediations.

Richard Chernick, Esq., who is a respected U.S. mediator with significant experience mediating disputes in a wide variety of areas, including the entertainment, technology and construction fields.

Terrence Lee Croft, Esq., a "well-regarded" mediator across the U.S. among peers. His experience as a mediator spans disputes in the construction, employment and insurance fields, among others.

Below is the full list of JAMS neutrals ranked in the 2018 Who’s Who Legal publication.

  • John B. Bates Jr., Esq.
  • Philip L. Bruner, Esq.
  • Richard Chernick, Esq.
  • Zela “Zee” Claiborne, Esq.
  • Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Robert B. Davidson, Esq.
  • Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
  • David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
  • Peter Rogan
  • Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Linda R. Singer, 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 more than 350 neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267. More information is available at www.jamsadr.com, and you can connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Professional Liability
  • 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
  • Accounting Finance
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Surety
David Geronemus, Esq.
  • Accounting Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise Distribution Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
  • Surety
  • Training & Teaching
Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Surety
  • Real Property
Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Surety
  • Training & Teaching
Vivien B. Shelanski, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • 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
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
  • 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.)
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
Michael D. Young, Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Financial Markets
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Securities

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

Ksnyder@jamsadr.com

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