Having handled numerous complex legal matters involving six and seven figures, Steve Mehta has been frequently asked to mediate cases that involve a variety of complex issues. Over the years, Mr. Mehta has taught thousands of attorneys how to better negotiate and achieve better results in mediation. He has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer in the field of mediation each year from 2005 through 2016. As an attorney, Steve has practiced on both the plaintiff and defense side and has represented insurance companies, corporations, healthcare providers, and consumers in a variety of legal areas including elder abuse litigation, medical malpractice, major personal injury, employment law and insurance bad faith. As a trial attorney, opponents describe him as fair, well prepared, and a tenacious and formidable opponent. In mediation, he utilizes those skills along with his ability to distinguish between important and trivial issues. In addition, his ability to quickly digest complex legal matters and his ability to successfully navigate emotionally charged issues makes him a highly effective mediator. MEDIA HIGHLIGHT"Featured as a Super Lawyer in Mediation 2005 & 2006"Selected as the Top 40 under 40 in 2007 by the San Fernando Business Journal"Featured on the Cover of Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Sep. 2007
Steven G. Mehta is an attorney and mediator providing unique mediation services in a variety of types of civil litigation. His ability to understand the human process and complex emotional issues involved in legal negotiations enables him to effectively assist the parties in obtaining the best possible results during mediation. In addition, his ability to connect with the parties and attorneys in mediation allows him to be a trusted aide in the mediation process. He is well known and respected by both sides as being a fair and neutral mediator who works hard at trying to obtain a resolution. AREAS MEDIATED* Elder abuse *Major personal injury*Medical malpractice*Employment law*Bad faith*Business disputes*Partnership disputes*Property disputes
Steven G. Mehta was born in London, England. He attended college at California State University, Northridge where he obtained his bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications and graduated magna cum laude. He obtained his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law where he was awarded the honor of graduating with the Order of the Coif. Thereafter, he practiced with Adams, Duque & Hazeltine, litigation cases involving insurance and major personal injury disputes. Thereafter, Mr. Mehta switched sides where he exclusively represented plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice and insurance bad faith matters. Since 1999, Mr. Mehta has mediated over 2000 cases. He has spoken at many lectures regarding mediation skills and training and is a highly sought after lecturer. He has spoken before a variety of local and regional bar associations, the State Bar of California, and the American Bar Association. He has also been asked to speak for private corporations to help provide advanced training to attorneys.