Barbara Reeves

Arbitrator/Mediator/Special Master at JAMS Inc.


See Arbitrated or appointed in more than 100 arbitrations as chair of three-arbitrator panel/tribunal, wing arbitrator or sole arbitrator.

Work History

Clerked for the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Hon. Alfred T. Goodwin) US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, (Trial attorney; Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General; Chief, LA Office). Partner at three national/international law firms (Morrison & Foerster; Fried, Frank; Paul Hastings). Vice President and Associate General, Edison International and Southern California Edison Arbitrator/mediator/special master working with JAMS since 2006.


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State Bar of California Bar of the District of Columbia




AAA Large Complex Commercial Panel - pre-2006 JAMS Panel, 2006-to date - Specialty panels: Healthcare, Sports & Entertainment, Employment. SafeSport Arbitration Panel - International Olympic and Paralympic Committee 2017- current Court of Arbitration for Sport 2017- current


Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


Adjunct Professor at USC School of Law and Pepperdine School of Law (Arbitration, Mediation & Negotiation; Arbitration Advocacy, 2014-2017).

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