J. Scott Sheehan

Commercial Arbitrator & Mediator at American Arbitration Association

J. Scott Sheehan

J. Scott Sheehan

Commercial Arbitrator & Mediator at American Arbitration Association

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J. Scott Sheehan is a business lawyer with a national practice in banking and financial institutions, and consumer and commercial financial services. He is known for his issue advocacy and development of legal strategies for the banking and consumer finance sector, and co-authors the Texas Usury Law Handbook by West Publishing. He focuses his practice on legal and public policy issues and innovative solutions, including new product development, legal compliance, litigation, and issue advocacy in judicial, legislative, administrative, and arbitration proceedings. Scott currently serves as Chairman of the influential Texas Business Law Foundation.

Scott has been recognized by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America and a Texas Super Lawyer. He is also a member of "Scribes," the American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Vice President at American Arbitration Association

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Vice President at American Arbitration Association

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Faculty Member at American Arbitration Association

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Chief Operating Officer at American Arbitration Association

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Head-Media Relations at American Arbitration Association

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Vice President-Finance & Controller at American Arbitration Association

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Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Co-Chair, Financial Regulatory & Compliance Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Dallas Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at American Arbitration Association

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J. Scott Sheehan
Commercial Arbitrator & Mediator at American Arbitration Association
Education
JD
Class of 1976

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

BA in Political Science, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1972

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Memberships
Member of the Consumer Financial Services Committee, Business Law Section
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

HBA Constitution, Article 1, Section 2: The object of the Association shall be to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the State of Texas by educating both attorneys and citizens of their legal, civic and ethical responsibilities; to promote the administration of justice by educating the public about the qualifications of judicial candidates; by providing alternative, cost effective means for citizens to resolve their disputes, and by providing access to legal services for all; to improve the law; to uphold the honor and dignity of the profession by providing charitable and legal services to all; to promote professional ethics among its members through education; to improve community relations through charitable service and education; and to promote fellowship among its members.

Member, Business Law Section
Current

The State Bar of Texas (the Texas Bar) is an agency of the judiciary under the administrative control of the Texas Supreme Court. The Texas Bar is responsible for assisting the Texas Supreme Court in overseeing all attorneys licensed to practice law in Texas. It is the fifth largest organization of lawyers in the United States. The State Bar is headquartered in the Texas Law Center at 1414 Colorado Street in Austin.

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Shareholder
Tenure Unconfirmed

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Deacon & Bible Study Director
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Commercial Arbitrator & Mediator
1992 - Current

American Arbitration Association provides conflict management and dispute resolution services. It provides a forum for the hearing of disputes, rules, and procedures, and a roster of impartial experts to resolve cases. In addition to dispute resolution services, the American Arbitration Association offers training and helps develop arbitration and mediation systems. It maintains offices in the U.S. and one in Ireland; in addition, it works with arbitration groups located in other countries. It was founded in 1926 and is located in New York, NY.

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Inc. purchases Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. from Cerberus Capital Management LP

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the Texas Bar
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Court Admission: US District Court, Southern District of Texas
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