Abby B. Silverman, Esq., joins JAMS with over a decade experience as a full-time arbitrator and mediator resolving employment and employment related business disputes. Ms. Silverman is a knowledgeable, effective and skilled problem solver. She specializes in discrimination, retaliation, employment agreement, wrongful termination, founder/company, competition, corporate governance, and trade secret and confidential information controversies. Before becoming a full-time neutral, Ms. Silverman had a long, successful litigation career at an international law firm, where her practice spanned a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, staffing, hospitality, retail and real estate.
As an arbitrator, Ms. Silverman has the insight, experience and temperament to deliver a just result by being well-prepared, fair-minded and decisive. She is determined to make the arbitration process more efficient and cost-effective than litigation and respects the trust parties place in it. As a mediator, Ms. Silverman designs the process to suit the complexity of the issues, the size of the problem and the expectations of the participants. This creates trust, assures respect and allows for agreement and resolution.