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Michael D. Young, Mediator & Arbitrator, New York, New York.

Michael D. Young

JAMS, The Resolution Experts
620 Eighth Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY, 10018
Tel: (212) 607-2789
Fax: (212) 751-4099
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Recognized to New York Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas

Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Special Master
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Michael D. Young, Esq., since joining JAMS as a full-time neutral in 1989, has conducted over 1500 complex or multi-party mediations and arbitrations in over thirty states and abroad (Switzerland, Spain and Italy), and has been appointed as a mediator or special master (for discovery management or settlement implementation purposes) by various federal, state and bankruptcy courts. He specializes in the resolution of commercial, insurance coverage, securities, employment, professional liability and construction disputes. He is also a member of the JAMS International Panel and has mediated and arbitrated with parties from all over the world.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Partnerships
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes


  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1978
  • A.B., with honors, Brown University, 1975

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member: Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Mediators of FINRA; Mediator Registry for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York; College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; Panel of Arbitrators of the Beijing Arbitration Commission; College of Commercial Arbitrators; and CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Panel of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Lecturer about dispute resolution at American Bar Association, American Corporate Counsel Association, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, and American Law Institute programs; and in Russia, Argentina, Hong Kong, Israel, and Mexico
  • Various articles about dispute resolution published in New York Law Journal, National Law Journal, Mealey’s Emerging Securities Litigation. Bloomberg Law Reports and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 

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Language Skills

Hebrew, Spanish

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