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  1. Kevin T. Haroff
    Partner
    Marten Law PLLC

    555 Montgomery Street, Suite 820
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: (415) 860-3356
    Alternate: (415) 684-9359
    Fax: (415) 684-9360
    Email: kharoff@martenlaw.com
    www.martenlaw.com
    LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/kharoff

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation
    ADR Experience/Training
    Engaged in multiple high-profile ADR proceedings and negotiations for more than 35 years as an attorney and partner with several national and international law firms. Matters have included complex environmental, land use, insurance, governmental and commercial disputes. Over 70 hours of training in California mediation and arbitration procedures and practices.
    Education
    J.D. Cornell Law School, 1981; MBA Cornell University, 1981; B.A. Philosophy/Psychology Cornell University 1977.
    Licenses/Certification
    • State Bar of California, #123126 (1986) • State Bar of New York, #2344653 (1985) • State Bar of Texas, #09023000 (1982) • U.S. Supreme Court (1985) • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2010) • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1991) • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2010) • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (1982) • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2003) • U.S. District Court for Central District of California (1993) • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (1988) • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1986) • Certificates in California Mediation and Arbitration
    Affiliations
    • American Bar Association (Environmental, Energy and Resources and International Law Sections) • California State Bar Association • Texas State Bar Association • Bar Association of San Francisco• Marin County Bar Association • City Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Larkspur, Marin County California • Member of the Board and Executive Committee, MCE Clean Energy (Marin, Napa, Solano, and Contra Costa Counties) • Past Executive Board Member, Cornell Law School Alumni Association • Past Member of the Board and Executive Committee, Voluntary Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco • Past Member of the Board of Directors and Board Secretary, San Francisco Bar Association Foundation • Past Trustee, World Affairs Council of Northern California • Past Board Member, California Asia Business Council
    Honors/Awards
    • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business • Northern California Super Lawyers • Best Lawyers in America
    Articles/Publications
    • Kevin T. Haroff, EME Homer City v. EPA Affirms Role of Federalism in Environmental Regulation) The Legal Pulse (Wash. Legal Found., September 2012) • Kevin T. Haroff, On Thin Air: Standi·ng, Climate Change) and the National Environmental PolicyActJ 46 Val. U. L. Rev. 411 (2012) • Kevin T. Haroff and Amanda Leiter, On the Merits: EMEHomer City Generation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Wash. Legal Found., April 2012) • Kevin T. Haroff, The New Environmental Paradigm: Trends and Strategies for Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change) The Legal Impact of Climate Change - Leading Lawyers on Navigating New Laws, Avoiding Liability, and Anticipating Future Challenges for Clients (Thompson Reuters, 2010 ed.) • Kevin T. Haroff, Summers v. Earth Island Institute Reiterates Actual Injury Requirement for Citizen Suit Standing, 24:27 Legal Backgrounder (Wash. Legal Found., August 14, 2009) • Kevin T. Haroff & Katherine K. Moore, Global Climate Change and the National Environmental Policy Act) 42 U.S.F.L. Rev. 155 (2007)
  2. Richard A. Eastman
    counselor At Law & Chartered Arbitrator
    Eastman Law Office

    201 Spear Street
    Suite 1100
    San Francisco, CA 94105-

    Phone: (415) 946-4039
    Alternate: (415) 994-1759
    Email: richard.eastman@eastmanlaw-tokyo.com
    www.eastmanlaw-tokyo.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration
    Specialty Areas
    International Transaction; Contracts; Joint Ventures; Construction; Licensing
    ADR Experience/Training
    Since 1991, arbitrator and tribunal member in commercial contract cases under AAA, ICDR, ICC, Japan Commerical Arbitration Association and UNCITRAL Rules. AAA ACE, Construction and International Arbitrator Training; Chartered Institute of Aribitrators Fellowship Course.
    Education
    AB, cum laude; Sociology, University of Harvard, 1959; JD cum laude, Law, University of Harvard, 1965;
    Licenses/Certification
    Lawyer admitted in California 1966 and New York 1985; Chartered Arbitrator
    Affiliations
    American Bar Association; International Bar Association; London Court of International Arbitration; International Council for Commerical Arbitration; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
    Honors/Awards
    Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Advisor, Japan Arbitrators Association; Distinguished Neutral, CPR Institute
    Articles/Publications
    Note, "Rent-a-Center v Jackson" 77 Arbitration 280 (2011) ; Note, "Birbrower v Superior Court, " American Journal of International Law, April 2000; "Joint Venturing in the Far East" Chapter 4 in business Opportunities in the Far East 1990; "The FIDIC Red Book Fourth Edition" Construction Lawyer November 1989.
  3. John Zebrowski
    Justice (Retired)
    c/o ADR Services, Inc.

    915 Wilshire Blvd.,
    #1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-

    Phone: (213) 683-1600
    Email: Rachel@adrservices.com
    www.justicezebrowski.com

    ADR Services
    Judge Pro Tem; Private Judge
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Real Estate; Commercial Contracts; Insurance; Finance; Partnership Disputes; Appellate; Executive Employment
  4. Gilda R. Turitz
    Principal
    Turitz Dispute Resolution

    Four Embarcadero, Suite 1400
    San Francisco, CA 94111-4164

    Phone: (415) 324-8822
    Fax: (888) 490-4441
    Email: gt@turitzadr.com
    www.turitzadr.com
    Twitter Link to Twitter Account
    LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/gildaturitz

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation
    ADR Experience/Training
    Serve on numerous ADR panels including American Arbitration Association, National Commercial Arbitration, Mediation and Mergers and Acquisition Panels; CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals; U.S. District Court Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluation Panels; Consumer Arbitration Program for Motor Vehicles.
    Education
    J.D. Law UC Davis, 1980; MLS Library Science UC Berkeley, 1972, B.A. Spanish and Russian, University of Michigan, 1970.
    Licenses/Certification
    California State Bar; admitted to practice in all U.S. District Courts in California and Colorado, Ninth and U.S. Supreme Court
    Affiliations
    Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators; CEDR Certified
    Honors/Awards
    Best Lawyers in America for Arbitration; Super Lawyers for Mediator Business Litigation, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
    Articles/Publications
    Numerous publications in ADR, arbitration and mediation. See complete list at www.turitzadr.com
  5. Bruce W. Belding
    Arbitrator

    39 Lower Crescent Avenue
    Sausalito, CA 94965-2346

    Phone: (415) 331-1586
    Email: belding@aol.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration.
    Specialty Areas
    Complex Commercial/Business Disputes; Franchises; International; Partnership and Corporate disputes; Securities; Real Estate; Unfair Competition.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Arbitrator of over 500 cases. Arbitrator for AAA Large Complex Commercial Case and International Panel and for International Centre for Dispute Resolution. CEB panelist on Contractual Arbitration.
    Education
    BA, Political Science/History, University of CA, Berkeley; JD (Order of Coif), University of CA, Hastings College of Law.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar; United States District Courts and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (International Arb.), 1997-2012; Fellow, and President (2009), College of Commercial Arbitrators.
    Affiliations
    ABA (Section of Dispute Resolution); California State Bar; BASF (ADR Arbitration Committee).
    Honors/Awards
    Recipient, AAA Distinguished Service Award for responsible use of ADR in commercial disputes.
    Articles/Publications
    Contributing Author, 'College of Commercial Arbitrators Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration' (JurisNet).
  6. Marc P. Bouret M.B.A.
    CEO
    Bouret ADR & Mediation Firm

    1630 North Main Street, Suite 120
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4609

    Phone: (925) 210-0400
    Alternate: (925) 360-1248
    Fax: (925) 210-0401
    Email: mpb500@aol.com
    www.adr-resolve.com
    LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/marc-bouret-a6b55364

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Additional ADR Services
    Neutral Evaluation; Settlement Conferences; Conciliation; Fact finding Investigations; Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists; Ins. Code 2071 Appraisals.
    Specialty Areas
    Personal Injury/Wrongful Death; Business Commercial; Labor & Employment; Consumer-Lemon Law; Elder Care/Elder Abuse; Real Estate & Property; Product Liability; Premises Liability; Construction; Insurance Coverage.
    ADR Experience/Training
    40 years as Attorney; Extensive experience as professional mediator, arbitrator, neutral evaluator, since 1983, 421.65+ hours of in-depth training; Broad experience as an advocate, arbitrator in over 2,850+ hearings, mediator in over 4,200+ hearings; Certificates for Outstanding Contributions in delivery of ADR Services to Alameda County; Alameda County, Arbitrator Honor Roll (2002-2003); ADR website at www.adr-resolve.com.
    Education
    BA, Cum Laude, pre-Law, University of the Pacific, 1975; MBA, Saint Mary's College, 1981; JD (AmJur-Criminal and Labor & law review), California Western School of Law, 1978.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar, 1978; U.S. District Court, ND and ED Cal; Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; U.S. Tax Court & U.S. Supreme Court.
    Affiliations
    Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Association For Conflict Resolution (ACR); Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Sonoma County Bar Associations; American Bar Association, Sections on Dispute Resolution; Director, Alameda County Bar Foundation, 1999-2002; Cal. Statewide Delegate, American Bar Association, 2002-2003; President, Alameda County Bar Association, 1998, and Director, 1994 - 1999; National Mediation Panel; NASD and NYSE past Arbitrator; Resolute Systems, Inc.
    Honors/Awards
    Distinguished Service Award, ACBA, 1993; Outstanding Attorney Volunteer Award, Volunteers in Parole, 2000; AV rated in Martindale-Hubbell; Rated 3 stars, Member www.mediate.com.
    Articles/Publications
    Six Lead Law Review Articles Published.
  7. Richard Chernick
    Managing Director Jams Arbitration Practice
    JAMS

    555 W. Fifth Street, 32nd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90013-

    Phone: (213) 253-9790
    Fax: (213) 620-0100
    Email: rchernick@jamsadr.com
    www.jamsadr.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Dispute Resolution Consulting; Dispute System Design.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Commercial; Employment; Entertainment - IP; Technology; Construction; Real Estate; Law Practice Disputes; Insurance Coverage; Partnership Disputes; International Commercial Arbitration.
  8. Richard J. Collier Esq.
    Attorney at Law/Mediator
    Cooper, White & Cooper

    201 California Street, 17th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: (415) 765-6220
    Fax: (415) 433-5530
    Email: rcollier@cwclaw.com
    www.cwclaw.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Training and consultation for mediation sessions. Early Neutral Evaluation; Special Master.
    Specialty Areas
    Partnership disputes; Trademark; Business Torts; Probate/Trust and Estates; Professional malpractice; Contracts; Insurance.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Practiced as a neutral since 1993, handling over 400 cases as mediator, arbitrator, neutral evaluator. Extensive training (including faculty) with American Arbitration Association Panel of Mediators, Panel of Arbitrators, and US District Court Northern District of California ADR Program Panel of Mediators, Early Neutral Evaluators.
    Education
    MA (1st Class), English, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1965; PhD, English\Literature ,Washington University, St. Louis, 1969; JD, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.
    Licenses/Certification
    California State Bar, 1979.
    Affiliations
    Bar Association of San Francisco; American Bar Association; McFetridge American Inn of Court.
  9. Dixon Q. Dern
    Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator
    Dixon Q. Dern, P.C.

    1262 Devon Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90024-

    Phone: (310) 275-2003
    Fax: (310) 275-7655
    Email: ddern@dixlaw.com
    www.dixlaw.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration.
    Additional ADR Services
    Mediation.
    Specialty Areas
    Labor; Employment; Copyright; Intellectual Property; Contracts; Business; Transactional Contracts Disputes.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Specialized in business and entertainment law since 1956; Has acted as General Counsel for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the Prime Time Emmys); Acts as both mediator and arbitrator in both labor and commercial matters; Neutral Arbitrator on the Producers/Writers Guild of America and Producers/Directors Guild of America panels.
    Education
    J.D., Stanford, 1953; B.A., Stanford, 1950.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar, 1954.
    Affiliations
    Served as a member of the AAA Labor Panel; Past President, Beverly Hills Bar Association; Former Member, California State Bar Board of Governors; Member, Advisory Committee, Independent Film & Television Alliance (American Film Market).
  10. Paul J. Dubow
    Arbitrator / Mediator

    88 King Street, #318
    San Francisco, CA 94107-

    Phone: (415) 495-6308
    Fax: (415) 495-6309
    Email: pdubow2398@aol.com
    www.californianeutrals.org/paul-dubow

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Specialty Areas
    Business Litigation; Employment; Insurance; Franchise; Commercial; Securities & Finance; Fee Disputes (Attorney-Client); Malpractice (Legal); Contracts.
    ADR Experience/Training
    I have been an arbitrator since 1974 and a mediator since 1994, full time beginning in 2001. I have mediated over 300 cases with a success rate of in excess of 90% and have been an arbitrator in about 150 cases, mostly as the sole arbitrator.
    Education
    BA, History, Rutgers University; LLB, Law, Rutgers University.
    Licenses/Certification
    Member of California, Wisconsin, and New Jersey bars.
    Affiliations
    Former President, California Dispute Resolution Council and The Mediation Society; Former Co-chair ABA Dispute Resolution Section Arbitration Committee; Board of Directors, College of Commercial Arbitrators and California International Arbitration Council, Former Chair and Vice Chair, State Bar Task Force on Complex Litigation.
    Honors/Awards
    Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Mediation, Mediation Society 2012.
    Articles/Publications
    "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Mediation Confidentiality", Contra Costa Lawyer vol. 21, no. 3 (2008); "Collecting Attorney Fees in Arbitration", California Litigation Magazine vol. 22, no. 3 (2009) "Did I Arbitrate That?" Recent Developments in the Application of Arbitration Agreements", Contra Costa Lawyer (May 2017); Author of the annual updates of California ADR Law published by the State Bar Business Law Section; "The Cassel Decision: More Questions than Answers", California Litigation Magazine, vol. 24, no. 1 (2011); "Can Post-Award Searches Vacate Arbitration Awards?" California Litigation Magazine, vol 27. no. 1 (2014); "Failure to Pay Arbitrator's Fees" California Litigation Magazine, vol. 29, no. 3 (2016); "I Agreed to Arbitrate That?" Contra Costa Lawyer (2017); Co-editor, The Lawyers Guide to Drafting ADR Closures, published by the State Bar of California.
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