San Francisco – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that 10 JAMS neutrals were recognized by Best Lawyers® in the 2022 edition of Northern California Best Lawyers.
The stand-alone publication uses information from the 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch to highlight individuals across the state. For four decades, Best Lawyers® lists have been compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
We are tremendously proud to congratulate this group of JAMS neutrals on their inclusion in this year’s list. We celebrate their accomplishments, hard work and dedication to advancing the field of law, and congratulate them on being selected by their peers for this honor.
- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO
Northern California, as defined by Best Lawyers®, is composed of six metro areas: Fresno, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Rosa. For research purposes, smaller and more rural cities located within a reasonable distance to larger cities are combined into single geographical regions to help collect as much feedback and data as possible.
The below JAMS neutrals were recognized across two categories in the 2022 edition of Northern California Best Lawyers:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Hon. William L. Bettinelli (Ret.)
Zela G. Claiborne, Esq.
Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
Lawrence R. Mills, Esq.
Hon. Ronald M. Sabraw (Ret.)
Jerry Spolter, Esq.
Hon. James Ware (Ret.)
Hon. Daniel H. Weinstein (Ret.)
Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
Labor and Employment 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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