BOSTON – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to welcome Hon. Edward P. Leibensperger (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Leibensperger joins JAMS following eight years on the bench of the Massachusetts Superior Court. During his tenure, Judge Leibensperger was selected to preside in the highly regarded Business Litigation Session. Prior to being appointed to the court, he had a distinguished career as a trial lawyer and was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for “Bet the Company” litigation. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Based in the Boston Resolution Center, Judge Leibensperger will serve as an arbitrator, mediator, special master and neutral evaluator in a wide variety of disputes, including accounting/finance, business/commercial, class actions, employment, estate/probate/trusts, insurance, intellectual property, professional liability and real property.
“Judge Leibensperger has shaped his reputation as a good listener and is known for applying fairness and creativity to the settlements he’s handled,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His attention to detail and decades of experience give him the right tools to make a seamless transition to the JAMS panel.”
Prior to being appointed to the court, Judge Leibensperger practiced for 30 years at Nutter McClennen & Fish, and for seven years as a partner at McDermott Will & Emery. He represented clients in high-stakes litigation and handled corporate disputes, shareholders suits and professional liability cases. He earned a national reputation as an expert in trying difficult and high-profile cases involving financial and fiduciary issues and complex accounting questions. He is often recognized for his ability to grasp issues quickly and understand the dynamics of the cases before him.
Judge Leibensperger received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Muskingum University and earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.