Mediator's Profile


Jud Perkins

Business Name: Perkins Group, LLC
Phone: 860-204-9168

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jud Perkins is a neutral with the American Arbitration Association, the ADR Center of Connecticut, FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), the National Center for Dispute Settlement and mediates in Rhode Island and New York City Courts.    In mediation he is successful in over 85% of his cases.  He is a strong advocate of resolving project disputes without resorting to lengthy and costly litigation. Using mediation or arbitration with an industry professional like Jud, who is familiar with the implementation of projects, will lead to speedier, less costly and more equitable resolution of the dispute.

For more than 35 years Jud Perkins has been associated with the development of some of the most prestigious projects in the country including Walt Disney World, Madison Square Garden and other large projects.   Jud has managed large, complex projects from inception to completion / turnover with a proven track record of on-budget and on-schedule performance.

It is from these experiences that Jud draws his success when acting as a neutral. Primary areas of focus are:

  • Construction Disputes
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Real Estate Development
  • Contract Disputes


  • University of Southern California, MBA, Business,
  • University of Southern California, MBA, Finance,
  • The Ohio State University, BS Industrial Management


Mediation is the first and best opportunity to resolve disputes in the Dispute Resolution Process. A large part of the mediator’s role is to change the tone from winning and losing to mutually resolving to each party’s satisfaction issues that have developed between the parties.  Arbitration provides the opportunity to have disputes heard by individuals who have subject matter expertise.

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