Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience

Panels and Selected Cases

Member of the following Panels:

  • American Arbitration Association (1983-current): Large Complex Case, Construction, Commercial, Energy and Real Estate, Panels

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Public Arbitrator Panel

  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), General Commercial Panel

  • California Office of Administrative Hearings, Panel for Public Works Disputes.

Served as Panel Chair, panel member or sole arbitrator in numerous construction, commercial, energy and real estate cases through hearing and award such as:

  • Cogeneration Plant: Chair of panel in dispute over tax and contract issues between the Seller and Purchaser

  • Biomass Power Plant: Panel Chair in dispute regarding performance guaranty and rescission

  • Energy Marketing Contract: Panel Chair on dispute over termination of power supply contract between Energy Service Provider (ESP) and customer

  • Light Rail Subway: Panel member in dispute over claims and counterclaims involving tunnel boring machines (TBM)

  • Gas Fired Merchant Plant: Panel member in dispute over termination and damages between EPC contractor and subcontractor

  • Shopping Mall: Panel member in dispute between owner/builder and contractor regarding claims for delay and acceleration

  • Juvenile Detention Center: Sole arbitrator in dispute over claims and damages for change orders, delay and disruption

  • Geothermal Power Project: Sole arbitrator in contract dispute between owner and developer of geothermal wells

  • County Medical Center: Sole arbitrator in dispute over claims for lost profits between parties to a Teaming Agreement

  • Industrial Building: Sole arbitrator in disputes between seller and buyer regarding exercise of option to purchase real estate and related damages

  • Big Box Superstore: Sole arbitrator in dispute between general contractor and subcontractor regarding termination and construction defects

  • Real Estate Development Contract: Sole arbitrator in dispute over residential development losses between joint venture partners

  • Luxury Residence: Sole arbitrator in dispute between owner, general contractor and subcontractors regarding claims and cross-claims for construction defects

  • Shopping Center: Sole arbitrator in dispute over change in conditions between contractors.