Lawyer Monthly - ADR Awards 2023

48 LAWYER MONTHLY ADR AWARDS 2023 Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Founding Member Pilgrim Mediation Group, LLC About Jonathan Jonathan J. Lerner is a founding member of Pilgrim Mediation Group, LLC., formed more than a decade ago with Stephen M. Greenberg. Its members serve as arbitrators and mediators in “bet your company” litigations. As a Partner in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP for more than 30 years, and Litigation Practice Leader, Mr. Lerner was involved in some of the most complex and significant cases in the country, including as lead trial counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in jury and bench trials and arbitrations. He was lead trial counsel in DaimlerChrysler’s victory over Kirk Kerkorian in his multibillion-dollar securities fraud case the National Law Journal featured as the Top Defense Win in 2005. He received both the New York State Bar Association Professional Ethics Award (2003) and Pro Bono Award (2020). Mr. Lerner frequently serves as panel chair or partyappointed neutral in complex arbitrations and was special master for federal judges in two extremely large securities class actions and a patent antitrust class action. He views arbitration as a “service profession” and believes parties paying to arbitrate disputes deserve more courtesy, attention, and transparency than they could obtain from any federal or state court. Mr. Lerner’s mediation skills were praised by the prestigious Chambers guide: “Renown litigator Jonathan Lerner is increasingly recognized for his mediation practice as a member of Pilgrim Mediation Group in New York. He brings several decades of experience at the forefront of commercial and securities litigation to his work in alternative dispute resolution. The ‘terrific’ Jonathan Lerner is held in high regard for his extensive litigation practice drawing on longstanding expertise in nationwide securities disputes and commercial claims as well as experience serving as a mediator. Interviewees highlight the ‘incredible, gentle wisdom he brings to high stakes cases.’” Jonathan J. Lerner Pilgrim Mediation Group, LLC Tel: (917) 297 1462 (Cell) | (914) 762 4830 (Landline) Email: | Website: USA Jonathan Lerner “Interviewees highlight the ‘incredible, gentle wisdom he brings to high stakes cases.”

RkJQdWJsaXNoZXIy Mjk3Mzkz