Lorraine M. Brennan Joins JAMS International as Managing Director11/1/2011
New York/London/Milan – JAMS International continues its expansion into the European Union with the addition of Lorraine M. Brennan as Managing Director. Ms. Brennan, who is currently Senior Vice President of Programs and International at the CPR Institute, will join JAMS International on January 17. She will manage the opening of a new London Resolution Center and be a key player in negotiating the entry of new EU partners and panelists as part of JAMS International.
“We are very excited to have someone of Lorraine’s caliber join our team and lead this international initiative,” said Chris Poole, President and CEO of JAMS. “Lorraine’s ADR experience in both the United States and Europe is the perfect fit for this newly created role.”
“Lorraine’s expertise will be an enormous boost to our presence in Europe,” said Giuseppe De Palo, President of ADR Center, Co-Founding Partner of JAMS International. “We are gathering the most talented practitioners to lead this effort and ensure its success.”
"JAMS and ADR Center are among the best ADR providers in the world, and I am delighted and honored to be leading their European expansion,” said Ms. Brennan. “It's an incredibly exciting time to be working in the field of international ADR, and I have no doubt that JAMS International will make a tremendous impact in the field.”
Ms. Brennan joined CPR Institute in 2008 and helped direct their programs and initiatives and also managed CPR’s expansion internationally. Prior to her tenure at CPR, she was a partner in the New York office of Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP, where she was the Director of the firm’s International Arbitration Group. From 1999-2006, Ms. Brennan served as Director of Arbitration and ADR, North America for the Paris-based ICC International Court of Arbitration. In that capacity, she advised attorneys and companies on all phases of ICC arbitration.
About JAMS International
JAMS, the premier mediation and arbitration provider in the United States, and ADR Center in Italy created JAMS International in 2009 to provide mediation and arbitration of cross-border disputes worldwide. JAMS International is headquartered in New York and Milan with additional hearing locations in Brussels, Geneva, London and Rome.