Ken has been a member of the California Bar since 1976, and a resident of Sonoma County since 1978. Ken joined JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services) in 1996. JAMS is the the largest Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) provider in the United States with 24 offices nationwide. Prior to joining JAMS, Ken had a private ADR practice for several years, and before that, he founded and was managing partner of a law firm where he handled a variety of cases including business litigation, construction, agribusiness, real property, and personal injury matters.
As an arbitrator, mediator, judge pro tem and special master/discovery referee, Ken is praised by his clients for his thorough preparation, quick grasp of complex facts, and his ability to relate to all parties. With a keen focus, Ken is able to resolve underlying insurance coverage, liability and indemnity issues that arise in business, professional liability, healthcare and personal injury cases. Mr. Gack is frequently requested lecturer on ADR and civil litigation. has been recognized as a ADR Northern California Super Lawyer, by San Francisco Magazine, 2006-2013 and as a “Top Neutral,” Daily Journal Top California Neutrals List, 2013.
Prior to joining the SEE International Board of Directors, Ken served as President and Board Member of the Legal Aid of Sonoma County from 2010-2012.