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Jim Yellen has been mediating since 2006. Over the course of the last decade, he has become one of the most respected mediators in the field.  He is considered by FINRA to be one of the top five mediators in the country in terms of the number of mediations that reached settlement. He is a fierce advocate of resolution and uses creative tools to “get people to yes.” He uses his vast experience as a litigator and an arbitrator of securities cases to evaluate contested matters.

With a ninety percent success rate, Jim Yellen settles a high percentage of his cases the day of the mediation. He will not walk away from a case. Should a mediation not settle by the end of the day, Jim will continue to work with the parties until a settlement is reached. He will go the extra mile for your client and takes great pride in finding resolutions to the most challenging disputes.

Securities Mediation

Having founded YAMS, Yellen Arbitration and Mediation Services, in 2006, Jim Yellen has completed over one thousand security and employment mediations. He is an evaluative mediator. At the end of the day, you will know where you stand. Jim Yellen has a 90 percent settlement rate.

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 Litigation

Jim Yellen’s experience with Commercial Litigation includes partnership disputes, attorneys’ fees dispute, business interruption and coverage disputes, insurance and coverage disputes.