Posted on Dec 03, 2018 |News

New York, NY (December 3, 2018) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce the addition of James J. Wrynn, Esq. to its esteemed panel of neutrals.

Mr. Wrynn brings more than 30 years of professional experience as an attorney, regulator, executive and strategic advisor in the domestic and global insurance and regulatory sectors. He has garnered a reputation as a premier authority on domestic and global insurance regulation and related strategic and risk management matters. As the 40th and last Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department, Mr. Wrynn managed and streamlined the operations of both the New York State Insurance Department (NYSID) and the New York Liquidation Bureau (NYLB) and oversaw multi-million-dollar budgets that included hundreds of employees and thousands of agents, brokers and other producers. He has also held senior positions with the New York State Department of Financial Services, the New York State Insurance Fund and the National Association of Insurance Commissions, and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors. Additionally, he has an international presence as a member of Insurance Boards in the United States, European Union and Bermuda.

Mr. Wrynn has vast experience with insurers, reinsurers, private equity/hedge funds, banks/investment banks, captives, agents, brokers, third party administrators, investors, regulators, corporations and law firms to address complex strategic and tactical issues of local, regional, national and international importance.

He is a longtime advocate of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). His superior knowledge and experience in the insurance regulatory sector coupled with more than 25 years of experience as a litigator makes him well-suited for his role as a neutral.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM, stated, “Jim Wrynn's knowledge of the nation's insurance sector is second to none. Throughout his professional career, he is exceptionally proficient in state, national and international regulations and policies that govern the insurance industry today. He is well-respected professionally and can draw upon his many years of experience in domestic and international insurance matters when mediating and arbitrating in the private ADR forum. I am very pleased to include him as a member of NAM's highly-regarded roster of neutrals.”

Jim Wrynn is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the United States and globally.


Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. For the third year in a row, NAM was named the Best ADR Firm in the United States by the 2018 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. Further, seven of NAM's neutrals were named National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. The New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past eight years and was voted the #1 Online ADR Resource by this year's survey respondents – a testament to the depth and breadth of knowledge, information and thought leadership provided by the firm to the ADR community at large. In 2018, NAM was also voted a “Best Overall ADR Provider” in the Best of the Midwest and New Jersey Law Journal Annual surveys and a “Best Online ADR Resource” by the Best of Connecticut Law Tribune and Texas Lawyer surveys.

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of more than 2,600 top-tier former judges and legal practitioners uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. NAM maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of complex commercial, construction, employment, entertainment, financial services, international, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury (including third-party and first-party actions), professional liability and real estate dispute resolution. NAM is an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and time-consuming litigation.

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.

View some of NAM's most recent accolades:

2018 National Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey

2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey

The National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champions

2018 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey