Bay Area Mediation Services

Bruce Nye

Mediator

Bruce Nye

Areas of Expertise

Personal Injury and Property Damage; Product Liability; Real Estate and Business Disputes; Toxic Torts; Proposition 65; Civil Rights; Employment; Consumer and Commercial Disputes; Neighborhood Disagreements

Bruce Nye has been a civil litigator 43+ years. As “Mediator/Of Counsel” with Scali Rasmussen PC, he heads its Oakland office. He practiced thirty-seven years in San Francisco until 2017, including decades as managing partner of Adams Nye Sinunu Walker. He has long been rated AV in Martindale-Hubble. He has been selected by “Super Lawyers” as a top-rated Bay Area lawyer in sixteen recent years. He received initial mediation training in 2016, and has been an active mediator ever since, with more than 80% of his cases settled.

TRIAL EXPERIENCE: Fifty+ civil trials in State and Federal Courts, involving personal injury, product liability, toxic tort, employment, civil rights and Proposition 65, representing both sides. Many appeals involving the same matters.

MEDIATION: Nye brings perspective from decades of representing both plaintiffs and defendants, an ability to understand and empathize with complex and emotionally fraught problems and feelings, and a listening skill that has been repeatedly recognized by clients and judges. He has served on the Congress of Neutrals as a mediator in Contra Costa and now serves as a volunteer mediator with the Alameda Superior Court ADR Program.

MEMBERSHIP: California Dispute Resolution Council, ADR Committees of the Alameda and San Francisco County Bar Associations. Mediation experience includes many tort matters, consumer matters, contract, real estate, employment, other areas.

EDUCATION:
B.A. Political Science: UC, Berkeley (1973)
J.D. Law: U.C. Hastings College. (1977)

OTHER INFORMATION: Nye is the publisher and primary writer with CalBizLit.com, providing information to in-house attorneys and others throughout the country concerning California civil litigation, Prop 65 and mediation.

HOURLY RATES: $275 for two parties, $400 for three, and $450 for four or more. Neighborhood disputes and nonprofits are discounted on a case-by-case basis.


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