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Roger B Jacobs, Mediator & Arbitrator, WEST ORANGE NJ, New Jersey.

Roger B Jacobs

Jacobs Law Offices
Tel: 9732266663
Cell: (862) 754-2000
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Recognized to New Jersey Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: New York, Pennsylvania

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 1999
  • Total Mediations (as of Jan 2021): 750
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jan 2021): 400
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Roger Jacobs is on the commercial,employment and labor panel at the American Arbitration Association as well as mediation;arbitration from  FMCS, NYPERB, FINRA and New Jersey State Board of Mediation and  panel of  distinguished neutrals at CPR.. 

Mr. Jacobs also handles arbitration from U.S. District Court  and is on the mediation rosterat EDNY;SDNY and DNJ and by private appointment of  the parties.

Mr. Jacobs has also handled hundreds of meditations of disputes involving commercial, construction, real estate, employment,  international and FINRA cases. The matters in dispute also include intellectual property issues e.g. restrictive covenants and trade secrets.


Taught collective barganing and negotiations at Fordham law school for twelve years 

He has engaged in extensive discovery monitoring of cases. Mediation has primarily been through court appointment in New York Supreme Court,commercial part, Superior Court of New Jersey or U.S. District Court as well as from FINRA,AAA,CPR and private parties.

Roger is an IMI certified Mediator and regularly participates as a Judge at the ICC International Mediation competition in Paris.

He served six terms as  Chairman of the NJ Educational Facilities Authority;the conduit finance agency for higher education in NJ and now serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for NJTV


Currently the Chairman of the NJTV Advisory Board

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Anti-Trust
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor/Unions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Postal
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA


  • L.L.M., New York University School of Law, 1979;
  • Elias Lieberman Fellow in Labor Law (1978-79)
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1976
  • B.S., Cornell University, with honors, 1973

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Association for International Arbitration
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Mediation Panel for U.S. District Court SDNY;EDNY;DNJ
  • Mediation Panel for NY Supreme Court Commercial Panel
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution (1999-2004)
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
  • He is on the AAA's panel of mediators, a mediator in the New Jersey state court mediation program and certified as a mediator by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
       *Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitration-London
IMI certified MEDIATOR
Judge at ICC International Mediation competition in Paris-2016;2017
Super Lawyers-2010-2020

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