April 10, 2018
CHICAGO – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Laura B. Frankel, Esq. to its panel. Ms. Frankel will be based in the JAMS Chicago Resolution Center and serve as a mediator and arbitrator in a variety of disputes including Insurance, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury/Torts and Professional Liability.
Throughout her 30 year career in the insurance industry and as a litigator, Ms. Frankel developed a strong reputation as a skilled negotiator. Ms. Frankel joined JAMS after more than 15 years at CNA Insurance. During her time at CNA, she was involved in litigation management of complex, high exposure legal malpractice and other professional liability matters; coverage evaluation and litigation oversight; and trial roundtables. She participated in hundreds of mediations around the country.
Additionally, Ms. Frankel served as a business lead for legal malpractice actions arising out of intellectual property matters. She was frequently involved in the oversight of State Bar disciplinary proceedings and investigations pursued by the USPTO Office of Enrollment & Discipline.
“Laura is known for her tenacious and collaborative approach to problem-solving,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “She has a keen understanding of how to assess risk on both sides and we look forward to her joining our panel in Chicago.”
“I am focused on working closely with the parties to understand the issues and nuances of each case,” said Ms. Frankel. “I enjoy the challenge of analyzing difficult cases and believe ADR is the most effective and efficient way to resolve disputes. I am excited to join JAMS and continue to help parties reach resolution.”
Ms. Frankel received her B.A. with honors from University of Michigan and earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.
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.