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USA Guide

Mediators — USA - Nationwide

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JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

David Geronemus of JAMS draws consistent praise for his New York-based practice, and is noted for mediating complex commercial disputes. He has a wealth of experience across a range of industries with particular knowledge of the insurance and financial services markets. Sources report: "David Geronemus is a truly extraordinary mediator. He is tirelessly diligent, has a fantastic legal mind and is quite adept at assisting the parties in exploring whether a settlement is possible." Another source adds: "I was extremely impressed with him."

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Resolutions LLC

From the Chambers USA guide

The "very well-known and very well-regarded" Eric Green of Resolutions LLC is renowned in the market for his expertise across an array of commercial disputes. He is based in the firm's Boston office and has particular experience handling IP, antitrust and securities matters. Sources report: "Eric is a grand master with raw intellectual power."

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Marks ADR, LLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Jonathan Marks of Marks ADR, LLC is praised by sources for his "very thoughtful and substantive approach to mediation." He has extensive experience mediating a wide range of disputes, including consumer class actions, antitrust and bankruptcy matters.

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Phillips ADR Enterprises, P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Layn Phillips of Phillips ADR Enterprises, P.C. practices out of Corona del Mar, California. He is well known in the market and brings considerable experience to sensitive disputes, with sources noting: "He is very effective." His areas of expertise include securities and antitrust matters.

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Mediated Negotiations

From the Chambers USA guide

Antonio Piazza of Mediated Negotiations "is considered at the highest level of practice," according to market sources. He has vast experience resolving an array of complex commercial disputes, frequently involving international corporations. Sources praise him for "his strong, charismatic, powerful and effective way of doing things."

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Daniel H Weinstein

JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

Daniel Weinstein is a highly experienced commercial mediator who receives plaudits from peers in the market who comment: "He is very smart, very practical and has figured out what is effective to an astounding degree." He demonstrates considerable knowledge in a range of disputes, including securities, antitrust and healthcare issues. He is a JAMS practitioner based in San Francisco.

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JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

Michael Young is very well regarded in the market for presiding over a spectrum of corporate disputes. He offers extensive experience across construction and employment cases, as well as consumer class actions. He is JAMS affiliated and is based in New York.

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Hesha Abrams Mediation, LLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Hesha Abrams draws praise from her peers for being "very versatile." She offers considerable skill in a range of matters across the IP industry, including patent and trade secret disputes. She also handles sensitive cases involving education, product liability and employment issues. She is based in Dallas and has her own mediation group, Hesha Abrams Mediation, LLC.

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MehaffyWeber

From the Chambers USA guide

Robert Black of MehaffyWeber is engaged to mediate a wide range of complex disputes, including catastrophic personal injury cases and toxic torts. Market sources comment: "He is absolutely outstanding; a great mediator, fair and gets great results."

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Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Edward Dobbs of Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP practices out of Atlanta and has significant expertise in commercial disputes arising from bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Sources highlight: "Everything about his mediation style was impressive. He clearly grasped the issues, understood the difficulties and put clients at ease." Another source adds: "He was fantastic, did a great job and is truly a specialist."

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The Law Offices of Kenneth Feinberg, PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Kenneth Feinberg is highly regarded for his experience handling significant and high-profile disputes, enjoying a strong reputation for mediating complex mass torts. One source comments: "He is a force of his own," adding: "he is extraordinary." Feinberg is based in Washington, DC.

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The Mediation Group (TMG)

From the Chambers USA guide

Brad Honoroff is a founding partner of Massachusetts-based The Mediation Group (TMG). He has considerable experience mediating a broad array of commercial disputes, including employment, toxic tort and professional malpractice disputes.

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Hunter R Hughes III

Hunter Hughes, Esq. - Alternative Dispute Resolution

From the Chambers USA guide

Hunter Hughes "has long held a reputation for being able to handle very complex cases," according to market sources. He is highlighted for his work in the labor and employment space, offering particular experience across class action ERISA and securities disputes. One pleased source reports: "He is outstanding. He was able to get parties to a settlement through a great deal of skill and after mediation his followup is phenomenal." He works in Atlanta, handling cases across the country.

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JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

Edward Infante is a San Francisco-based JAMS practitioner and has significant experience mediating securities, employment and IP disputes. Sources say: "He comes exceptionally well prepared, understands complex legal and business issues, but also understands human dynamics."

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Jonathan J Lerner

Pilgrim Mediation Group

From the Chambers USA guide

Jonathan Lerner of Pilgrim Mediation Group handles an array of corporate disputes. He is particularly noted for his experience across IP, securities and commercial cases. One source comments: "I really like his style. He is prepared, engaging and tries to find out the goals and limitation each side has in order to find a way in which the parties can mutually agree." He is based in New York and also serves as of counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates LLP.

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Upchurch, Watson, White & Max

From the Chambers USA guide

The "fantastic" Rodney Max of Upchurch, Watson, White & Max enjoys a strong reputation in the market for his considerable experience in mediation. His areas of expertise include complex product liability, property damage and wrongful death class actions.

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McGowan ADR

From the Chambers USA guide

Gary McGowan of McGowan ADR has a depth of experience resolving a range of commercial matters including energy, healthcare and IP disputes. He is well regarded by peers, who comment: "He is top notch; very professional and very versatile," with others adding "he is a go-to guy for mediation." He is based in Houston, Texas.

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Christopher Nolland

Offices of Christopher Nolland

From the Chambers USA guide

Christopher Nolland possesses considerable experience handling a wide array of commercial disputes. He is proficient across insolvency, intellectual property and employment matters, among others. He is based in Dallas, Texas.

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JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

Barbara Reeves of JAMS is well known for handling insurance, IP and employment disputes, with particular knowledge across healthcare matters. She practices out of Los Angeles.

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Sussman ADR LLC

From the Chambers USA guide

New York-based Edna Sussman  offers a host of dispute resolution services. She handles a range of complex commercial disputes across the energy, environment and pharmaceutical industries, among others.

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The Mediation Offices of Lee Jay Berman

From the Chambers USA guide

Lee Jay Berman is a well-regarded Los Angeles-based mediator. He has experience acting across a range of commercial disputes, including employment and product liability cases.

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JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

William Cahill of JAMS has a broad practice with substantial experience handling class action cases from a range of industries. His areas of expertise include healthcare, securities and employment disputes.

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Anthony M DiLeo, A Professional Corporation

From the Chambers USA guide

Anthony DiLeo enjoys a strong reputation in the market and has considerable experience acting as a mediator across a variety of industry sectors. His New Orleans-based practice sees him mediate substantial corporate cases, including handling disputes involving companies in the healthcare industry.

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Lakeside Mediation Center

From the Chambers USA guide

Eric Galton of Lakeside Mediation Center has a great deal of experience across the dispute resolution market. His Austin-based practice is primarily focused on handling complex employment disputes, such as discrimination, harassment and disability compliance issues.

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Jeff Kichaven

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeff Kichaven, based in Los Angeles, mediates a range of commercial matters, including intellectual property, bad faith and malpractice allegation disputes. He is well regarded by peers who report: "He is effective, diligent and works hard to get a deal done. He is even-tempered, knowledgeable about the law and has a keen business sense."

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Noll Associates

From the Chambers USA guide

The "very skilled" Douglas Noll is widely recognized for his mediation practice, which encompasses a diverse range of commercial disputes. He is also noted for his work in penal system issues. Market sources report: "He is a real scholar and practitioner in this field," while another source adds: "He is fabulous. He is very astute and very attuned to what makes people tick."

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Alice Oliver-Parrott

Alice Oliver-Parrott, P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Alice Oliver-Parrott is highlighted by her peers for her significant experience and knowledge in the market. She offers notable expertise across a range of commercial disputes including mass torts, securities and IP matters, among others. She is based in Houston, Texas.

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Scott J. Silverman

JAMS

From the Chambers USA guide

Miami-based Scott Silverman operates in association with JAMS. He demonstrates skills across various business and commercial disputes, including healthcare, employment and real estate issues. Impressed sources comment: "He is a terrific mediator. He is relentless in his efforts to resolve a case, and he goes above and beyond."

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Wulff, Quinby & Sochynsky

From the Chambers USA guide

Randall Wulff has considerable experience handling an array of commercial and business disputes. He focuses, in particular, on construction-related matters but also has expertise in insurance, antitrust and IP cases. He is based in Wulff, Quinby & Sochynsky's Oakland office.

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