Janice Sperow specializes in the arbitration process—whatever the subject.
General & Expedited
Janice handles all types of arbitrations, whatever the subject matter: simple, single issue, one day proceedings to complex multi-issue, multi-month hearings. If you’re under a deadline to resolve a dispute, she offers expedited arbitrations, and can often substitute into arbitration with minimal notice.
Ms. Sperow handles all financial disputes involving securities and bonds. As an experienced FINRA Arbitrator, she has decades of financial arbitration experience.
Janice Sperow serves as Arbitrator on all commercial disputes concerning contracts, fraud, banking, and business. She is a member of the AAA’s roster of specialized commercial Arbitrators.
Janice Sperow works on public and private education disputes, including special education. Since she has represented several large California school districts, Ms. Sperow understands the unique problems arising in education.
Given her years of employment litigation experience and aptitude, Ms. Sperow is designated as an employment law Arbitrator specialist by:
- American Arbitration Association (AAA)
- FINRA (Financial Industry Neutral Regulatory Association)
- National Arbitration & Mediation (NAM)
Ms. Sperow takes care of all consumer disputes, including:
- Customer-service provider
Praise for Arbitrator Sperow
Janice Sperow executes an unmatched thoroughness, the only possible result of which is absolute fairness. Her deliberate and methodical approach to everything she does ensures that she will reach the right decision—every time.
As a co-panelist with Janice Sperow in a complex and lengthy arbitration, I can attest that she brings a strong intellect, diligence and a high level of organizational skill to the process.
I have worked alongside Janice Sperow as a panelist, and in other arbitration settings. She is attentive, reasonable and reliably fair in her rulings. In the role of Chairman, she is a gracious leader whose command of the rules of procedure is rock solid.
Having been on an arbitration panel with Janice, I can state with confidence that she has all the attributes of an outstanding Arbitrator…she is well prepared, smart and fair.
Fast. Focused. Fair.
When you choose alternative dispute resolution, look to Janice for evenhanded, knowledgable service.
With an intuitive mediator like Janice Sperow, you can discover more—or reach a satisfying resolution—before or in lieu of arbitration.
Janice Sperow—like a special master—oversees discovery plans and disputes in connection with arbitration or litigation.
To avoid going to trial, Ms. Sperow holds thorough, quick, and fair settlement conferences. With a creative mindset, she aims for mutually beneficial solutions.
Often a dispute can be resolved by negotiating a business agreement—instead of arbitration or litigation. Ms. Sperow can help the parties craft a win-win resolution.
Facilitated Meetings & Conferences
Sometimes the parties just need to talk to each other. But they need a facilitator to keep them on track. Ms. Sperow’s meetings and conferences are designed to resolve disputes—before they ramp up to litigation.
Advice & Counseling
Smart parties prepare. Janice Sperow offers advice, counseling, evaluation, and “mock” decision-making for parties who want a third party’s neutral assessment of their case before it goes before the real decision-maker.
Internal Investigations & Reports
Many businesses and employers need or could benefit from a third-party, neutral internal investigation of a complaint or “audit” of HR or other departments. Ms. Sperow investigates on-site and reports her findings.
A lot of disputes are avoidable with proper training. Janice Sperow offers training in workplace violence, sexual harassment, employee documentation, and many more topics. Among her many honors is an Award for Outstanding Sexual Harassment Training from Coronado Naval Base in 2013.