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Jim Yellen is considered by FINRA to be on of the top five mediators in the country in terms of the number of mediations that reached settlement. Click the button below to download a one page vita.


Jim Yellen has thirty years of experience as a litigator in the securities mediation and arbitration field.



Jim Yellen has written numerous articles and book reviews on Mediation, Arbitration Procedures and Legal Writing. Click the following link for a sample of Jim Yellens’ articles.



Mr. Yellen has served in New York State and Federal Courts as a mediator of litigation disputes. He has been selected by parties and appointed by judges to resolve their disputes which he has done successfully for the past ten years.

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.