Mark E. Segall has been a mediator and arbitrator at JAMS since August 2010 and is a member of its Financial Markets Group. JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services in the United States. Since joining JAMS, Mr. Segall has been engaged in a variety of complex matters. Prior to joining JAMS, Mr. Segall gained extensive experience managing litigation and handling high profile financial services matters domestically and worldwide for the previous two decades at JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) and its predecessor firms. Mr. Segall served as JPMC's Head of Litigation, Senior Vice President, and Associate General Counsel from 2003 until 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Segall specialized in securities and antitrust litigation while in private practice.
Mr. Segall is widely recognized as one of the country's leading experts on the evaluation of litigation risk, settlement strategy, and mediation of cases involving financial services firms and has been active as a speaker at industry and litigation conferences and a participant in court-appointed focus groups. Mr. Segall negotiated with a wide range of institutional litigants including hedge funds, insurance companies, public pension funds, other investment banking firms, real estate firms, trustees and creditors' committees in bankruptcies, and Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Segall is a magna cum laude graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Mr. Segall is Chair of the Board of MFY Legal Services and serves on the Board of Trustees of Westchester Reform Temple. Mr. Segall is also a past recipient of MFY's Matthew G. Leonard Award for Pro Bono Achievement. While at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mr. Segall also held the company's board seat on the Institute for Legal Reform in Washington.