Joseph T. McLaughlin (1944-2012) was one of New York’s most esteemed neutrals. Joe McLaughlin joined JAMS in 2008 and built an ADR practice primarily focusing on resolving complex business commercial and international disputes. He was highly respected by his colleagues and clients.
In private practice, he was Of Counsel at one large firm and earlier Head of Litigation at another. In addition, he oversaw international legal and compliance issues in 60 countries as the Executive Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs of a major financial services firm. He was on the Board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). He was the author of several articles about arbitration. He also was involved in many community organizations and served in the leadership of two foundations.
He shared his deep knowledge of the law by teaching ADR at Fordham Law School, Cornell Law School, American Law Institute and Practising Law Institute. Joe will be remembered for his sharp intellect, openness, generosity and commitment to ADR.