James J. Wrynn, Esq. Named a Power 25 Lawyer by the Long Island Business News



The coronavirus pandemic has rapidly taken over the ever-changing landscape of the law industry on Long Island and there has never been a better time to recognize those executives whose herculean efforts helped us persevere and protect our community at large.

– Long Island Business News


New York, NY (March 26, 2021) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that James J. Wrynn, Esq. has been named a Power 25 Lawyer by the Long Island Business News (LIBN). This elite group of leaders includes 25 of the most powerful people in the Long Island legal industry and recognizes and honors their achievements and standing in the law community.

At NAM, which is based in Garden City, Mr. Wrynn serves as its Chief Commercial Officer and is responsible for expanding the company's footprint throughout Long Island, by introducing law firms, insurance companies, corporations and governmental entities to NAM's top-tier panel of former judges and practicing specialists who are uniquely qualified to handle complex commercial matters.

Mr. Wrynn also serves as a hearing officer with NAM on and draws upon his many years of practice when mediating and arbitrating insurance/reinsurance disputes and coverage issues. His experience includes working 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. 

To view the LIBN Power 25 please click here.

About James J. Wrynn, Esq.

Mr. Wrynn has more than 35 years of professional experience as an attorney, regulator, executive, strategic advisor and board member in the domestic and global insurance and reinsurance sectors. 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 the regulation of nearly 1,800 insurance companies and more than 375,000 individual insurance licensees. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors of numerous  insurance companies in the United States, European Union and Bermuda.  He also facilitated the merger of the NYS Insurance and Banking Departments into the new Department of Financial Services and served as the Executive Director of the New York State Insurance Fund.

He has served in many professional, civic and community organizations throughout his career, having generously contributed his time to, among other things, his local community board, parish council and charitable organizations, as well as participating, and taking on leadership roles, in numerous governmental, industry, civic and bar associations. He is also very active with his alma mater, St. John's University, where presently sits on the Boards of both the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science, and the Tobin College of Business Administration.

About NAM

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been providing Alternative Dispute Resolution services throughout the United States and internationally for almost 30 years and is recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators.  For the eighth year in a row, NAM was named a top ADR firm in the United States by the 2021 National Law Journal Best Of Survey and was also voted the #1 National ADR Provider by the 2018 and 2019 Corporate Counsel Best Of Surveys. The 2020 New York Law Journal Best Of Survey selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the past ten years and was also voted a top ADR Resource by the 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. 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 last year of that survey). NAM was also voted a top ADR provider by the New England, Midwest and New Jersey Best Of surveys and a top ADR resource by the Texas Lawyer Best Of survey. 

NAM works with more than 10,000 commercial entities, including more than 50 percent of the 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 deep experience in the areas of banking and financial services, complex commercial, construction, corporate, employment, entertainment, trusts and estates, international, insurance/reinsurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, 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 (CLE) programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM's dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.