National Federal Roster

Resumes for NAM’S National Federal Roster can be viewed online or downloaded by clicking on the resume icon or on their name below.

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Hon. Robert C. Bonner (Ret.)

United States District Court Judge, Central District of California

The Honorable Robert C. Bonner is widely respected for a long and distinguished career as both a jurist and as a private litigator. He has been actively engaged in the practice of law for more than 40 years and spent over half of his legal career in private law practice at two prominent law firms where he represented clients in high stakes civil litigation and represented corporations and individuals in federal criminal and regulatory investigations...

Hon. Edward N. Cahn (Ret.)

Chief United States District Judge, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The Honorable Edward N. Cahn has spent most of his legal career as a member of the judiciary. With more than 30 years of experience on the bench, he began his service as a jurist in 1975
where he was appointed United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania by President Gerald Ford, after which he was elevated to Chief United States District Judge from 1993 to 1998...

Hon. Dennis M. Cavanaugh (Ret.)

United States District Judge, District Court of New Jersey, Special Discovery Master

The Honorable Dennis M. Cavanaugh’s remarkable legal career includes 21 years as a jurist on the Federal Court. In 2000, he was appointed United States District Judge for the U.S. District Court of New Jersey by President Bill Clinton where he served with distinction for the next 14 years until his retirement in 2014. Judge Cavanaugh had the opportunity to manage thousands of cases and conferences, assist in settlement and presided over
trials of every type of civil and criminal matter that arose before the Federal Court...

Hon. Melanie L. Cyganowski (Ret.)

United States Bankruptcy Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York

The Honorable Melanie L. Cyganowski’s career includes a 14-year term as a Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York where she served with distinction until her retirement in 2007. Upon leaving the bench, Judge Cyganowski re-entered the private sector as a partner for one of the nation’s premiere insolvency firms, specializing in the representation of stakeholders in connection with insolvency disputes...

Hon. Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. (Ret.)

United States District Court Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana

The Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. was a United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, for more than 22 years until his retirement in 2017. He presided over a range of cases including maritime litigation, contract disputes, large scale insurance coverage disputes, commercial litigation, employment law issues including Title VII, FLSA, ADEA, ADA, civil rights, ERISA, product liability, and the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements...

Hon. Arthur J. Gajarsa (Ret.)

United States Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa has had a long and distinguished career in the judiciary. He was nominated to the Federal Circuit in 1996 by President Bill Clinton, confirmed by the United States Senate in 1997 where he served for 15 years until his retirement in 2012. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Gajarsa was a well-recognized litigator who practiced corporate law, intellectual property, environmental law, securities law and general litigation with various law firms as a partner or principal officer in Washington D.C...

Hon. Stephen G. Larson (Ret.)

U.S. District Judge, United States District Court, Central District of California

The Honorable Stephen G. Larson is a highly respected former United States District Judge and an accomplished national trial lawyer since returning to private practice in 2009. He is also a trusted advisor to senior executives and prominent domestic and international businesses...

Hon. Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr. (Ret.)

United States District Judge, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri Federal Judge by designation, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa and Texas

For 25 years, he served as U.S. District Court Judge in the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri where he presided over, ruled on and was involved in hundreds of cases that encompassed virtually every aspect of federal law and issues associated with complex business litigation...

Hon. Raymond T. Lyons (Ret.)

United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of New Jersey

With more than a decade of judicial service, Judge Raymond T. Lyons brings a wealth of experience in financial restructuring and bankruptcy matters to NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation). While on the bench, he earned a reputation for helping parties settle a wide array of disputes in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey...

Hon. Richard B. McQuade, Jr. (Ret.)

United States District Court Judge, Northern District of Ohio

The Honorable Richard B. McQuade, Jr. has more than 30 years of experience as a jurist and a litigator and has mediated and/or arbitrated numerous cases involving complex multiparty disputes involving settlements amounting to as much as $500 million...

Hon. Alan H. Nevas (Ret.)

Senior United States District Court Judge, U.S. District Court, Connecticut

Having served on the Connecticut bench for more than 23 years and a devoted practitioner of law for nearly 27 years, the Honorable Alan H. Nevas has developed an impeccable reputation for his judicial temperament, legal acumen, and superior settlement skills...

Hon. Robert O'Conor (Ret.)

United States District Judge, Southern District of Texas

After an illustrious legal career in public service as United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas District in the Laredo, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and Houston Divisions, Judge Robert O’Conor, Jr. is applying his vast experience and knowledge to alternative dispute resolution by handling mediations and arbitrations for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)...

Hon. Andrew J. Peck (Ret.)

United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York, Special Discovery Master

The Honorable Andrew J. Peck served with distinction for 23 years as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York, including a term as Chief Magistrate Judge from 2004 to 2005. During his tenure as a Magistrate Judge, he issued more than 1,500 published opinions and settled hundreds of cases...

Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.)

United States District Court Judge, Southern District of New York, Court Appointed Special Master, New York

The Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a Federal Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and served with distinction for 22 years. She presided over settlements, motions, discovery and trials – both civil and criminal. She also sat by designation on the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals during her time as a jurist...

Hon. Oliver W. Wanger (Ret.)

United States District Court Judge, Eastern District of California

The Honorable Oliver W. Wanger’s distinguished legal career includes more than three decades of service on the California bench, with twenty of those years spent as United States District Judge, Eastern District of California. Prior to his time on the District Court bench, he served as a Pro Tem Trial and Settlement Judge to the Superior Court of California, County of Fresno for 5 years (1986 – 1991)...