Mediator & Arbitrator
Phillip Neiman is a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS, specializing in the resolution of complex business and commercial disputes. He devotes much of his practice to securities and investment-related cases, including shareholder, partnership and M&A disputes, and has substantial experience resolving employment, insurance, intellectual property, professional liability and privacy tort cases. His subspecialties include cryptocurrency, fintech and cannabis sector disputes. Prior to establishing his ADR practice in 2004, Mr. Neiman spent a decade as CEO and General Counsel of a FINRA-registered investment bank. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College (High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa), a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Neiman serves on the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Committee of the International Cannabis Bar Association and the Board of Directors of The Congress of Neutrals; he is co-chair of the Sacramento County Bar Association Cannabis Law Section and formally served on the NCIA Policy Council. He is a frequent presenter on dispute resolution, settlement ethics, employment law and cannabis-related topics.