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Bernard Taylor, Sr., Esq., Joins JAMS in Atlanta

Bernard Taylor, Sr., Esq., Joins JAMS in Atlanta

Experienced complex litigator joins JAMS as arbitrator and mediator

New Panelist Announcement

Atlanta – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Bernard Taylor, Sr., Esq., to its panel. Mr. Taylor joins JAMS following a legal career spanning almost 40 years. He has a proven track record in resolving complex litigation involving millions of dollars in claims across the U.S.

Based in the Atlanta Resolution Center, Mr. Taylor will serve as an arbitrator and mediator, handling product liability, civil rights, mass torts, health care, life sciences and business and commercial disputes.

Mr. Taylor is a highly respected member of the legal community and has demonstrated leadership, professionalism and extensive expertise in resolving disputes. We are thrilled he has chosen to join the JAMS panel in Atlanta, and we look forward to seeing him thrive in this new role.

- Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

Mr. Taylor joins JAMS from Alston & Bird, where he was chair of the firm’s Management Committee and the Products Liability Group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was a former Detroit police investigator who handled federal and state criminal investigations. He has participated in the resolution of civil rights disputes related to claims of racial discrimination alleged against various corporate clients and has served as lead counsel to a professional sports team. In addition, Mr. Taylor is currently the chair of the southeast regional board of the Anti-Defamation League.

Throughout my career, I’ve found that thorough preparation, intently listening and patience are key to truly getting to the heart of any matter. I am eager to bring the knowledge and experience I’ve gained over the years to this new opportunity as a JAMS panelist.

- Bernard Taylor, Sr., Esq.

Mr. Taylor received his B.A. from Wayne State University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. 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.

With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 29 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS also offers remote dispute resolution through videoconferencing and other platforms. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person or virtual hearings.

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Featured People

Bernard Taylor, Sr., Esq.
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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