The Cornerstone Award honors a member of the Forum who has rendered long-term exceptional service to the construction industry, to the public and to the legal profession. The Cornerstone Award is the highest award presented by the Forum on Construction Law.
“We are so proud that Roy has been recognized by the ABA Forum,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “He’s a tremendous neutral who has made a number of contributions to the construction law community and very deserving of this high honor.”
Mr. Mitchell is based in Washington, D.C. and has more than 40 years of experience as a neutral and attorney. He is a recognized expert on domestic and international engineering and construction law, U.S. Government and State and Local Contract Law, contract administration, and dispute resolution. He focuses on mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-million-dollar disputes involving construction, government contracts, and related matters and frequently serves on arbitration panels and dispute review boards worldwide.
Previous JAMS recipients include Philip L. Bruner, Esq. and John W. Hinchey, Esq., who along with Mr. Mitchell, are members of the JAMS Global Engineering and Construction Group.
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.