Alternative Dispute Resolution

Achieving Dispute Resolution

The firm’s attorneys are proficient in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, and have mediated, arbitrated and evaluated cases in wide-variety legal fields both as party advocates and as neutrals.

Martin H. Dodd is frequently retained as a private mediator and arbitrator in a variety of business, commercial and employment disputes. Martin is a member of the early settlement and mediation panels for the San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Clara County Superior Courts.  He is also a member of the American Arbitration Association employment arbitration and mediation panels.  Jamie L. Dupree also acts as a private mediator in employment and business disputes.  In addition, Martin and Jamie are members of the mediation panel for the United States District Court, Northern District of California, and regularly act as neutrals assisting in the resolution of employment, commercial, disability and intellectual property cases. Martin and Jamie are also members of the Northern District of California’s Early Neutral Evaluation panel. Daniel A. Croley serves on the San Francisco Superior Court’s early settlement panel of mediators and regularly mediates cases under that program.