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Member Profile: Michael D. Young

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JAMS, The Resolution Experts
620 Eighth Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10018
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Tel: (212) 607-2789
Fax: (212) 751-4099

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Michael D. Young regularly travels out of state to California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Special Master; Insurance Umpire


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Michael D. Young has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Michael D. Young, Esq., since joining JAMS as a full-time neutral in 1989, has conducted over 1500 complex or multi-party mediations and arbitrations in over thirty states and abroad (Switzerland, Spain and Italy), and has been appointed as a mediator or special master (for discovery management or settlement implementation purposes) by various federal, state and bankruptcy courts. He specializes in the resolution of commercial, insurance coverage, securities, employment, professional liability and construction disputes. He is also a member of the JAMS International Panel and has mediated and arbitrated with parties from all over the world.


  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1978
  • A.B., with honors, Brown University, 1975


English, Hebrew, Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member: Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Mediators of FINRA; Mediator Registry for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York; College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; Panel of Arbitrators of the Beijing Arbitration Commission; College of Commercial Arbitrators; and CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Panel of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Lecturer about dispute resolution at American Bar Association, American Corporate Counsel Association, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, and American Law Institute programs; and in Russia, Argentina, Hong Kong, Israel, and Mexico
  • Various articles about dispute resolution published in New York Law Journal, National Law Journal, Mealey’s Emerging Securities Litigation. Bloomberg Law Reports and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 


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Michael D. Young is a member of our NY chapter, The New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NYAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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