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Patrick McManemin, Esq., Joins JAMS in Dallas

Patrick McManemin, Esq., Joins JAMS in Dallas

Experienced trial lawyer joins JAMS as arbitrator and mediator

New Panelist Announcement

Dallas – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick McManemin, Esq., to its panel. Mr. McManemin comes to JAMS with over 45 years of experience representing clients in jury and bench trials as well as mediations and arbitrations.

Mr. McManemin has extensive experience in reorganizations and workouts of troubled and distressed companies in industries such as investment banking, financial services, insurance, real estate (including affordable housing and tax credit projects), banking, structured finance, securities and energy. His litigation practice included trying cases to verdict as both plaintiff and defendant, including disputes involving commercial lending, partnerships, fraudulent transfers, real property foreclosures, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, CMBS servicing, corporate shareholder rights, and directors and officers insurance. Mr. McManemin also has led trial teams in bankruptcy litigation, including adversary proceedings and core proceedings such as confirmation hearings.

Based in the Dallas Resolution Center, Mr. McManemin will serve as an arbitrator and mediator handling disputes in accounting and finance, administrative, banking, bankruptcy, corporate governance, construction, construction defect, engineering, employment, energy and utilities, estate/probate/trusts and insurance. He is available to conduct sessions in person (adhering to reopening guidelines), as well as virtually for attorneys and their clients across the country.

Mr. McManemin has earned a reputation as a strategist, is a firm believer in the ADR process and has an ability to easily facilitate collaboration. These qualities, combined with his extensive understanding of the law, make him an excellent addition to the JAMS panel.

- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Mr. McManemin has appeared as lead counsel in state and federal courts throughout the country, including in Texas, Colorado, California, Georgia, Oklahoma, Montana and New York, and has represented clients in litigation, mediations and arbitrations throughout North and South America, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. McManemin is a frequent speaker at various industry functions, was a former member of the national board of editors of the Lender Liability Newsletter and Commercial Liability Newsletter, and was one of the first board-certified civil trial lawyers in Texas.

After more than 45 years as an advocate in settlement negotiations and mediations, as well as arbitrations and trials, I look forward to creating a goals-oriented environment for the resolution of disputes. I’m eager to use my skills in my new role as a neutral at JAMS.

- Patrick McManemin, Esq.

Mr. McManemin received his B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and his J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law.

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 in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

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

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Patrick McManemin, Esq.
  • Accounting Finance
  • Administrative Law
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Surety
  • Telecommunications

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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