Yellen Arbitration and Mediation Services
 
James D. Yellen
Jim Yellen, founder of Yellen Arbitration and Mediation Services, has over twenty-five years of experience in securities law, is Co-Chair of the N.Y.S.B.A. Securities Law and Arbitration Committee and serves on the Board of Editors of the Securities Arbitration Commentator. Mr. Yellen is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and frequently lectures on securities arbitration, mediation and securities law.
Securities Mediation
Having founded his practice in January 2006, Jim Yellen has completed over two hundred security and employment mediations and has settled over 90 percent of his cases. In the securities and commodities areas, he has resolved cases involving virtually every cause of action and every defense asserted in the past decade. Having tried almost one hundred arbitrations, sat on numerous panels for FINRA, NASD, NYSE, NFA AND AAA, trained arbitrators and spoken at or chaired numerous arbitration seminars, he brings a wealth of experience to the mediation arena.
Employment Mediation
In employment matters, Jim Yellen has represented both account executives and management. As a mediator, he has a finely honed sensitivity to the issues debated in wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliatory actions, promissory note claims and wage and hour cases.
Commercial Disputes
Finally, as a mediator of general commercial disputes, Jim Yellen endeavors to bring practical, smart solutions to the parties in order to avoid the expenditure of significant fees and expenses and make settlement a "win-win" for the parties. Yellen Arbitration and Mediation Services has one goal - to provide the best, most effective and efficient mediation services.