Bar Association of San Francisco ADR Directory

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Showing 1 - 7 of 7 Provider(s) found in ARBITRATION: Public Policy

  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. Martin H. Dodd
    Partner
    Futterman Dupree Dodd Croley Maier LLP

    180 Sansome Street, 17th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104-

    Phone: (415) 399-3841
    Alternate: (510) 305-7048
    Fax: (415) 399-3838
    Email: mdodd@fddcm.com
    www.fddcm.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Additional ADR Services
    Early Neutral Evaluation.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Civil Rights; Commercial; Discrimination/Sexual Harassment; Employment; Labor; Partnership Disputes; Personal Injury; Real Estate.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Over 300 Mediations since 1997. ADR Training: Comprehensive Training in Commercial Arbitration (2011); Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training (40 hours); ADR Applications, Inc. Mediation Training (40 hours); Northern District of California Mediation Training (20 hours); California Court of Appeals Mediation Training (16.75 hours).
    Education
    B.A., History, University of CA, Santa Cruz, 1974; M.A., History, Harvard University, 1977; J.D., University of CA Berkeley, 1982.
    Licenses/Certification
    California Bar.
    Affiliations
    The Mediation Society; ADR Committee, State Bar Litigation Section; ABA ADR Committee.
    Honors/Awards
    Northern California Super Lawyer 2009-2017; Order of the Coif, 1982.
  3. Robert M. Hirsch
    Owner
    Law Offices of Robert M. Hirsch

    PO Box 170428
    San Francisco, CA 94117-

    Phone: (415) 362-9999
    Fax: (415) 752-7678
    Email: rmhirsch@gmail.com
    www.roberthirschlaw.org

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    Fact Finding; Early Neutral Evaluation.
    Specialty Areas
    Employment; Labor; Business; ERISA; Civil Rights; Securities; Real Estate; Attorney Fee Disputes; Contracts; Personal Injury.
    Education
    BA, Washington University, St. Louis, 1976; JD, Law, U.C. Davis, 1979.
    Honors/Awards
    AV Rated - Preeminent.
  4. Judicate West
    Aaron Gothelf
    Northern California Regional Director

    100 Pine Street, Suite 1950
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: (800) 488-8805
    Alternate: (415) 266-1242
    Fax: (415) 266-1243
    Email: aaron@judicatewest.com
    www.judicatewest.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation; Special Master.
    Specialty Areas
    Judicate West is one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services with a distinguished roster of proven neutrals, including retired state and federal court judges and attorney mediators and arbitrators from a variety of practice areas. Founded in 1993, the firm prides itself on delivering quality service through integrity, flexibility and a commitment to being the gold standard in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Judicate West has offices in Santa Ana, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  5. Carol M. Kingsley
    Attorney Mediator
    Kingsley Mediation Services

    One Sansome Street, 35th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104-

    Phone: (415) 681-4329
    Fax: (415) 681-4329
    Email: ckingsley@kingsleymediations.com
    www.kingsleymediations.com

    ADR Services
    Mediation; Arbitration.
    Additional ADR Services
    Facilitation; Partnering Contract.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Contracts; Commercial; Real Estate; HOA. Landlord Tenant; Corporate; Partnership; Trust/Estate; Intellectual Property; Securities; Construction.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Full-time neutral. 30 years legal and mediation experience. Mediator in hundreds of disputes in litigation. Hundreds of hours of ADR basic and advanced training, including courses by Steve Rosenberg, Gary Friedman, US Northern District Court, BASF, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, Caltrans. Mediator mentor and supervisor for Congress of Neutrals.
    Education
    J.D. and M.B.A, Taxation, Golden Gate University, 1981; M.A., Health education, 1977; B.S., Health sciences, Towson State University, 1973.
    Licenses/Certification
    California State Bar, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Certifications for basic, proficiency updated and advanced skills in dispute resolution in construction industry; NASD Qualified Representative (Series 7 License) 1982.
    Affiliations
    American Arbitration Association Mediator and Arbitrator; The Mediation Society, Director and Officer; Association for Conflict Resolution, Commercial Section; American Bar Association, ADR Section; Bar Association of San Francisco; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation; FINRA; Queen's Bench and California Women Lawyers.
    Honors/Awards
    San Francisco Police Commissioner, Mayor Newsom appointee; San Francisco Ethics Commissioner, City Attorney Louise Renne appointee, twice elected chair; San Francisco Women Lawyers Alliance, President and Director; The Congress of Neutrals Mediator of the Year award.
    Articles/Publications
    "You May Want to Mediate Your Dispute: Why Businesses Like Mediation," Westside Observer, a monthly newsletter of the West of Twin Peaks and West Portal community. Monthly column on construction, general business and tax topics for "Law Talk" in Turning Point, a monthly newsletter for Women Construction Owners and Executives, USA. A series of articles on tax topics for Commercial Property Guide, a publication for real estate professionals. Authored Chapter 4: "Tax Classification of Limited Liability Partnership," Limited Liability Partnerships, Formation, Operation and Conversion, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1997). "Build Strong Work Relationships and Protect Your Bottom Line," Daily Pacific Builder, a construction industry publication (March 1996). Editor, "Tax Exchange" (Golden Gate University tax alumni newsletter) (1990). Ninth Circuit Survey, Golden Gate University Law Review---Starker II: Non-recognition of Like-Kind Exchanges is Stretched to New Limits, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 493 (1980); The Davis Decision: Expansion of Non-recognition of Involuntary Conversions, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 507 (1980).
  6. Urs M. Laeuchli Esq.
    Arbitration Chambers

    One Market Street
    Spear Tower, 36th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94105-

    Phone: (415) 293-8099
    Email: Laeuchli1@Gmail.com
    www.Laeuchli-Arbitrator.com

    ADR Services
    Arbitration; Mediation.
    Additional ADR Services
    ADR System Design; Collaborative Law; Conciliation; Consulting; MedArb; Negotiation.
    Specialty Areas
    Business; Civil Rights; Commercial; Education; Environmental; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Issues; International; Malpractice (Legal, Medical, etc.); Probate/Trust; Real Estate.
  7. Jack Russo Esq.
    Mediator, Arbitrator & Special Master
    FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVITY IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    401 Florence Street
    Palo Alto, CA 94301-

    Phone: (650) 327-9800
    Alternate: (650) 924-1290
    Fax: (650) 618-1863
    Email: leigh.soutter@gmail.com OR jrusso@computerlaw.com
    www.ffcdr.com
    Faceook Link to Facebook Profile
    Twitter Link to Twitter Account
    LinkedIn www.LinkedIn.com/in/jackrusso

    ADR Services
    Mediation; Arbitration; Special Master.
    Additional ADR Services
    Facilitation; Fact-finding; e-discovery Resolution; Shareholder Conciliation; Stakeholder compromise; Business organization.
    Specialty Areas
    Patent; Copyright; Trade Secret; Trademark; Domain Name; Industrial Design; Other Intellectual Property Rights; Licensing and License Enforcement; Unfair Competition; Joint Ventures; and other Business Disputes.
    ADR Experience/Training
    Over 30 years experience in mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, facilitation and other forms of dispute resolution including the new form of "CREATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION" (or CDR™) as promoted by the (non-profit) Foundation for Creativity in Dispute Resolution founded by Mr. Russo to further the development of new and more creative approaches for the resolution of complex federal, state and international party and multi-party disputes in the United States and throughout the world.
    Education
    J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1980; L.L.M., Center for International Legal Studies; M.B.A., Columbia University; Advanced Negotiation Certificate, Harvard University.
    Licenses/Certification
    Licensed in California, New York, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon and District of Columbia; admitted in multiple Federal courts throughout the United States including the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Seventh Circuit and others throughout the United States.
    Affiliations
    ABA, BASF, NYSBA, Stanford (Advanced Decision Science Program); Harvard University (Negotiation Program); Chairman, Foundation for Creativity in Dispute Resolution (Non-profit).
    Honors/Awards
    Taught at multiple law schools and business schools in the USA and internationally; Judeg Pro Tempore, California Superior Court; Arbitrator/Mediator/Evaluator, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; SuperLawyer (2005-2015).
    Articles/Publications
    "Protection of Computer Software After the Copyright Act of 1980," Law & Business, 1981; "Pre-Trial and Discovery in a Software Marketing Dispute," Law and Business, 1982; "Copyright Law and Computer Software Disputes," Practising Law Institute, 1983; "Microcomputer Software Marketing Agreement Disputes," Practising Law Institute, 1985; "Copyright in the Look and Feel of Computer Software," The Computer Lawyer, February, 1985; "New Frontiers: Copyright Protection in Virtual Reality Works," 15 The National Law Journal S1 (No. 6 October 12, 1992); "Software ‘Look and Feel’ Protection in the 1990's," 15 Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 571-603 (1993); "The Law of Virtual Reality," 3 Computer Software Ch. 18 (1994); "Liability on the Internet," San Francisco Intellectual Property Association (March, 1995); "The Law of the Internet in California," National Business Institute (2001); "The Law of the Internet in the United States," National Business Institute (2007); "Intellectual Property Law Update," National Business Institute (2008); "Inventors & Their Innovations," National Business Institute (2008).

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