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Seven JAMS Neutrals Recognized in 2022 Edition of Georgia Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers® highlights the top legal counsel regionally across the United States

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that seven JAMS neutrals were recognized by Best Lawyers® in the 2022 edition of Georgia 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 over 1,900 individuals across the state of Georgia.

We are honored that the Georgia legal community has selected our panelists for inclusion in this list. Each panelist embodies a remarkable level of creativity, commitment and passion for the law, and we congratulate them on this recognition by their peers.

- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Georgia, as defined by Best Lawyers®, is composed of six metro areas: Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Greater Atlanta, Macon and Savannah. For research purposes, smaller and more rural cities located within a reasonable distance of larger cities are combined into single geographical regions, called metro areas, to help collect as much feedback and data as possible.

The following JAMS neutrals were recognized in the 2022 edition of Georgia Best Lawyers:

Atlanta

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.

Joan C. Grafstein, Esq., FCIArb

John W. Hinchey, Esq.

Wayne Thorpe, Esq.

David M. Zacks, Esq.

Commercial Litigation

Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.

Shelby R. Grubbs, J.D., FCIArb

Construction Law

Hon. Norman S. Fletcher (Ret.)

Health Care Law

Wayne Thorpe, Esq.

International Arbitration

Shelby R. Grubbs, J.D., FCIArb

Professional Finance Law

John W. Hinchey, Esq.

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.

More information is available at www.jamsadr.com, and you can connect with us on TwitterLinkedInFacebook and our JAMS ADR blog. To learn about diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at JAMS, visit www.jamsadr.com/diversity/.

Featured People

Terrence Lee Croft, Esq.
  • Agribusiness
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Telecommunications
  • Training & Teaching
Hon. Norman S. Fletcher (Ret.)
  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
Joan C. Grafstein, Esq., FCIArb
  • Appellate
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Education Schools
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Training & Teaching
Shelby R. Grubbs, J.D., FCIArb
  • Business Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction
  • Employment/ERISA
  • Environmental and Energy
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Maritime & Admiralty Law
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, and other Torts
  • Government/ Public Agency
R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
David M. Zacks, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care
  • American Indian Tribal Law
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Senior Public Relations & Content Manager

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

Ksnyder@jamsadr.com

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