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Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney (Ret.) Named Business of Pride Awards Recipient

Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney (Ret.) Named Business of Pride Awards Recipient

St. Louis Business Journal recognizes outstanding LGBTQIA+ leaders within the community

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St. Louis – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney (Ret.) has been selected as one of the recipients of this year’s Business of Pride Awards from the St. Louis Business Journal.

In its second year, the Business of Pride Awards celebrate both LGBTQIA+ leaders and allies who are successful in their careers, are active in their communities and are advocates for inclusion and equality. Honorees span different sectors of the St. Louis business community.

We congratulate Judge Mooney on this outstanding recognition by the St. Louis Business Journal. Judge Mooney is deeply committed to the Missouri community and is an exemplary alternative dispute resolution professional, as evidenced by the high praise and respect he has earned from his peers throughout his decades-long career.

- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Judge Mooney joined JAMS in 2019 in the St. Louis Resolution Center. He serves as an arbitrator, mediator, special master/referee and neutral evaluator, focusing his practice in the areas of appellate, business/commercial, class action/mass tort, environmental, trusts and estates, probate, government, insurance and personal injury.

For over two decades, Judge Mooney served as a judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, including a term as a chief judge. From 2015 until he left the bench, he worked as the court’s settlement judge. He consistently earned high praise for his timely, high-quality work product and fair treatment of parties. Additionally, Judge Mooney has been a passionate community leader, working for decades to support economic development and the arts in the St. Louis metropolitan region.

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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Featured People

Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney (Ret.)
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Business & Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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