Gerald E. Rosen (Ret.)


Class Action
Mass Tort
Real Estate

Gerald E. Rosen, Retired Chief Judge, US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, joins JAMS following 26 years of distinguished service on the federal bench. While on the bench, Mr. Rosen had a wide experience in facilitating settlements between parties in a great many cases, including highly complex Multi-District Litigation (MDL) matters and class actions.  Most recently, he served as the Chief Judicial Mediator for the Detroit Bankruptcy case—the largest, most complex municipal bankruptcy in our nation’s history—which resulted in an agreed upon, consensual plan of adjustment in just 17 months.

Prior to taking the bench, Mr. Rosen was a Senior Partner at the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone where he was a trial lawyer specializing in commercial, employment and constitutional litigation.