PHILADELPHIA – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is pleased to announce that it came in first place among Alternative Dispute Resolution providers in the ninth annual Legal Intelligencer “Best of” Survey. Additionally, Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) ranked first and Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.) placed second in the “Best Individual Mediator” category. JAMS has ranked first every year since the survey launched in 2010.
We are very proud to have received this honor once again from Pennsylvania’s legal community. Additionally, this is a very well-deserved recognition for Judge Rizzo and Judge Welsh’s commitment to mediation and their impressive legal careers.
-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO
The survey ranked the top three ADR firms and mediators, as voted by the publication’s readers.
The Philadelphia Resolution Center includes the following neutrals:
- Hon. Edward G. Biester, Jr., (Ret)
- Hon. Thomas M. Blewitt (Ret.)
- Robert B. Davidson, Esq.
- Hon. William J. Furber (Ret.)
- Hon. Jane Cutler Greenspan (Ret.)
- Hon. John J. Hughes (Ret.)
- Hon. James R. Melinson (Ret.)
- Jed D. Melnick, Esq.
- Gregory P. Miller, Esq.
- Hon. Randall J. Newsome (Ret.)
- Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.)
- Jerry P. Roscoe, Esq.
- Hon. Frederic N. Smalkin (Ret.)
- Hon. Maria Marinari Sypek (Ret.)
- Hon. Diane M. Welsh (Ret.)
- Michael D. Young, Esq.
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.