18881 Von Karman Ave., #350
Irvine, California 91612, United States
Phone: 1-800-352-5267
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Washington
Other Countries
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • South Korea
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

JAMS Employment Matters - Winter 2017

The Sunk Cost Fallacy: Why Workers Stay with Bad Jobs, Employers Keep Poorly Performing Employees and More Discovery May Backfire - In economics, a sunk cost is any cost that has already been paid and cannot be recovered. The…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Labor & Employment Law

ADR Seen as a Valuable Tool to Address Natural and Weather-Related Disaster Claims

In a joint interview, two of JAMS most skilled insurance neutrals discuss how ADR can play a role in resolving weather- or disaster-related disputes. Stacy L. La Scala, Esq. is based in southern California and has extensive…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Insurance

Why Arbitration Clauses May Make Sense in Cyber Insurance Policies

I. INTRODUCTION - Arbitration tends to work best when both parties buy into the process from the beginning. Alternatively, the process often works poorly when one party feels that arbitration was imposed on them. In the…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Privacy, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology

JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Winter 2017

A Tale of Two ADR Provisions - It was the best of provisions; it was the worst of provisions, crafted by the wise and well-meaning alike. For years, construction documentation has been primarily sourced from the American…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

Inside ADR - November 2017

Dispute Deemed Minor under the Railway Labor Act, Sent To Arbitration - Flight Options, LLC and Flexjet LLC v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2017 WL 4583014 United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit The…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

Reframe the Game: A Winning Paradigm for Mediating Sports Cases

“My ego demands — for myself — the success of my team.” — Bill Russell I had the opportunity to mediate a high value business dispute a few years back. The CEO of one of the parties, a globally recognized sports business,…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

Embracing ADR

In recent years, large companies have embraced arbitration as their preferred method of dispute resolution, particularly in international disputes with suppliers, customers and business partners. In fact, 90 percent of…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The Evolution of ADR Services for Inbound and Outbound Investment: The Chinese Perspective

JAMS was extremely proud to host Chinese Supreme Court Justice Hu Shihao and Shanghai People’s High Court Justice Yin Yonglei, along with four senior members of the Shanghai JAMS affiliate, the Shanghai Commercial Mediation…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), International Law & Trade

Discovery Referees in Complex Litigation

It’s no secret that over the past several years the California judiciary has suffered deep budget cuts, especially to the state’s civil courts. According to California’s Judicial Council, there are 189 fewer judges than…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery

And So It Goes! (October 2017)

In September I had work in Cleveland, Ohio. I had not been there in a number of years and I was astonished at the positive developments the city has made. It is filled with open spaces, little traffic congestion and winning…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Health, Professional Malpractice

Reflections on Employment Mediation

When to Mediate - Early mediation is not a panacea. Some cases require discovery before they are ready for mediation. A major reason why early mediations fail is that the parties have had little chance to discover key…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Labor & Employment Law

Health Care Matters, Summer 2017

The Uses of Arbitration / Judicial Reference in Complex Health Care Litigation - Everyone knows that using a mediator with health care experience is valuable in complex health care matters. But there are many other ways ADR…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Health, Professional Malpractice

The Use Of Special Masters In Complex Cases

In the years that I served as a United States district judge, I frequently appointed special masters and made such appointments in a variety of contexts. Although some judges are fans of using special masters, many others have…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure

How ADR Can Help Keep Confidential Agreements Confidential

The problem of access to and maintenance of the secrecy of contracts or contract terms that are “confidential” by agreement is a common one in litigation…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy

JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Summer 2017

Expedited Construction Adjudication: A Better Process for Resolution of Performance Bond Disputes - For the sake of the parties and the construction project, it would be ideal if major contested construction disputes,…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law
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