May 21, 2018
ATLANTA – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of L. Joseph Loveland, Jr., Esq. to its panel. Joe Loveland will be based in the Atlanta Resolution Center and serve as a mediator, arbitrator and special master in disputes involving Business Contracts, Accountant Liability, Antitrust, False Claims/Government Investigations, Financial Fraud and Fraudulent Conveyance, Health Care, Intellectual Property, Product Distribution Agreements and Securities Fraud.
Mr. Loveland joins JAMS as a full-time neutral with over 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate litigator. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he served as lead trial and appellate counsel on complex contract disputes, business torts and financial litigation in multiple jurisdictions throughout the United States. Mr. Loveland started his career at King & Spalding in 1976 and continued working at the firm as a partner until 2017.
“Joe is recognized for his ability to evaluate the critical facts of a dispute, find common ground, and move towards resolution,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We are thrilled to have him join us in Atlanta and are confident he will make a great addition to our panel.”
As a former litigator who also used mediation to resolve claims and summary judgment throughout his career, Mr. Loveland brings a unique skill set to JAMS. During his time at King & Spalding, he served as lead counsel for an international tobacco company in litigation in California state court and Delaware bankruptcy court involving claims for more than $1 billion for alleged fraudulent conveyance, illegal dividends and alter ego arising out of inter-corporate transfers, which he successfully resolved through multiple mediations.
“I’m excited to apply my previous experience to help parties successfully and efficiently reach a resolution,” said Mr. Loveland. “I look forward to joining JAMS and working alongside the talented team in Atlanta.”
Mr. Loveland currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, where he has been a board member since 2008. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Mr. Loveland received his B.A. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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.