James (Jim) Reiman

540 N. Dearborn St. #10816.
Chicago, Illinois, 60610
+1 847-784-8100

About James (Jim)

Arbitrator and mediator of complex domestic and international commercial disputes.  Veteran of nearly two decades in private practice in Chicago IL firms as a commercial litigator and commercial transactions attorney, followed by 15+ years as a CEO, board director and chairman of the board of directors of public and private companies in the US, UK and China.  Understands the legal issues of business disputes as a senior attorney representing domestic and international businesses as well as the business issues, economics and metrics of a business dispute from the perspective of a senior manager, board director and owner of domestic and international public and private companies. Programme director, tutor and exam grader for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ international arbitration qualification/certification programmes.  As an attorney in private practice, 18 years experience including lead or billing attorney negotiating and documenting complex business transactions, complex financings, real estate development and construction projects, trade secret and intellectual property disputes (including claims of unfair competition), private equity financings, strategic partnerships, corporate restructurings, and mergers/acquisitions, as well as exit strategies, generational transfers, and partnership dissolutions.  Solid understanding of the law and issues related to e-discovery disputes. Served as chairman of the board of directors of a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM Market operating exclusively in China.  Teaches and coaches negotiation for senior executives and attorneys at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School and other elite institutions around the world.