Jack has more than 38 years of experience dealing with complex business litigation, including class actions. Jack has worked in private practice in premier downtown law firms. Jack's work has earned him recognition as a Southern California Super Lawyer for Business Litigation in the 2006 publication Super Lawyers.
Jack has also managed outside counsel as a senior counsel at two major corporations in a wide range of cases including class actions.
Jack is working full-time as an arbitrator, mediator and litigation consultant. Sometimes it helps to get a second opinion from an expereinced commercial litigator who thoroughly understands complex theories of liability and damage calculations.
Jack is also availble to tesitfy as an expert witness with respect to complex business litigation issues.
Licensed since 1975
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Southern Calfornia Business Ltiatos||Super Lawyers Magazine||2006|
|Order of the Coif||University of Pittsburgh Law School||1975|
|Omiron Delta Kappa Honorary Society||Bucknell University||1975|
|Omicon Delta Epsilon Honorary Society||Bucknell University||1975|
|Pi Sigma Alpha Honorary Society||Bucknell University||1975|
|Arbitrator and Mediator||John K. Hart, Esq.||2013 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Spile, Leff & Goor, LLP||2010 - 2013|
|Of Counsel||Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges||2000 - 2006|
|Senior Litigation Counsel||Bank Of America||1992 - 1999|
|Partner and Associate||Kindel & Anderson||1980 - 1991|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Southern California Mediation Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Arbitration Asscociation||Member of Commercial Panel||1990 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||1980 - Present|
|R&D Maidment Inc v. Zions First National, et al, USDC (C. Cal) CASE #: 2:02-cv-00226-AHM-SH||Obtained a temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction and permanent injunction enjoining the collection of LC.|
|William Bowen, Qui Tam Plaintiff v. Bank of America , et al. Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC210351||Court sustained Bank of America's demurrer without leave to amend complaint.|
|University of Pittsburgh Law Review||“UNITED STATES V. ROBINSON - Scope of Search Incident to Custodial Arrest for a Traffic Violation Defined,"||1974|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|Bucknell University||Economics and Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1972|
|Class Action and Unfair Competition Law Conference||Class Actions and UCL||2006|
|Unfair Competition: California Section 17200 Litigation Conference||Class Actions and UCL||2004|
|Recovery of Statutory Attorneys’ Fees||Recovery of Attorneys' Fees||2001|