Phillip Neiman, Esq., FCIArb, is a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS. Before establishing his ADR practice in 2004, he served as CEO and General Counsel of an investment bank for ten years. Phil has mediated over 1,600 cases, ranging from securities, commercial and business disputes to employment, real property, insurance, product liability and intellectual property matters, among others. He has substantial experience resolving disputes in the cannabis sector. Based in San Francisco, he hears cases nationwide. Phil is a member of NCIA's Policy Council, INCBA's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee, and the Board of Directors of The Congress of Neutrals. He serves as a court-appointed mediator in federal and state court and is a frequent presenter on dispute resolution, settlement ethics and cannabis topics. Phil holds a B.A. in Economics with high honors from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.