Past Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution. Past Chair of the Washington State Bar Section of Dispute Resolution. Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. Former Citizen of the Year for Bainbridge Island, Washington. Former President and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Bainbridge Community Foundation.
Over 35 years of experience in business law and commercial litigation. Over 30 years of experience in dispute resolution in a wide variety of contexts, including contract disputes, construction claims, partnership and shareholder disputes, employment issues, securities matters, real estate development and commercial leasing transactions, sales and purchases of businesses, software development, intellectual property, and trusts and estates.
Princeton University (BSE-1969); University of Michigan (MPP-1973; JD-1974). American Arbitration Association and JAMS arbitrator and mediator training; frequent writer and speaker on dispute resolution processes and ethics.
$450 per hour for mediator (and arbitrator) services. $2,400 for a half-day mediation; $4,800 for a full-day mediation (includes study time)