About Batchelor

Meet the Seasoned Mediator &
Arbitrator of the Northwest


Jeff Batchelor is Batchelor Mediation + Arbitration. Jeff has more than 40 years’ experience in litigation, principally in the state and federal appellate courts. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of cases, using good judgment to help resolve a wide range of disputes, from personal injury and wrongful death cases to commercial matters to employment-related claims.

Jeff’s peers have shown their appreciation of his talent. In 2012, Best Lawyers recognized him as Portland, Oregon’s Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year. In 2010 and again in 2013, Best Lawyers recognized Jeff as Portland, Oregon’s ADR Practice Lawyer of the Year. Oregon Super Lawyers recognized Jeff as one of Oregon’s Top 50 lawyers for five successive years, until 2013, after Jeff discontinued law practice to concentrate on his work as a neutral. Jeff Batchelor was inducted into the Oregon Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN) in April 2014. He is one of only seven NADN members based in Oregon (www.nadn.org/jeff-batchelor).

The NADN is a professional association whose membership consists of neutrals distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of conflict resolution, and by their commitment to methods of alternative dispute resolution.