The principal behind the RAE Group, Jay N. Lazrus, is an experienced attorney who has spent over thirty years representing companies principally in the technology, communications and real estate industries. He brings his considerable business and legal knowledge to bear in deciding business, personal and consumer disputes. He belongs to the Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence and adheres to their standards in conducting mediations.
Currently he serves as a mediator/arbitrator for the following organizations, as well as conducting private mediations and arbitrations:
Panel mediator for the following Circuit Courts: Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Frederick County, Howard County, Montgomery County and Prince Georges County. Volunteer mediator for Montgomery County District Court.
Panel mediator for State of Maryland Business & Technology Case Management Program
Panel mediator for Maryland Association of Realtors
Panel Settlement Conference Facilitator for Charles County
Panel Mediator for DC Foreclosure Mediation Program
Panel Arbitrator for Auto Warranty Disputes for NCDS
Georgetown Law Center, Masters in Taxation (with honors, 1992)
National Center for Mediation Education, Mediator certificate (1991)
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. (1981)
University of Maryland, B.A. (General Honors,1978)