Deborah Saxe is a mediator and arbitrator who specializes in labor and employment... more
Deborah Saxe is a mediator and arbitrator who specializes in labor and employment law disputes. Before becoming a full-time neutral, she practiced labor and employment law at Jones Day, Heller Ehrman, and Seyfarth Shaw for more than 30 years and was widely recognized as one of the best in the business. Ms. Saxe is attentive to detail, a quick study, prepared, personable, approachable, articul... view profile
Mr. Guirguis is a Shareholder with the Firm. He is also an engineer. He has been... more
Mr. Guirguis is a Shareholder with the Firm. He is also an engineer. He has been involved in the construction industry in various capacities for over 18 years. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a construction engineer with large general engineering contractors on multi-million dollar projects such as the MTA Gateway Center and the Ontario International Airport expansion. During that time, h... view profile
With over 30 years’ experience as a practicing business litigator, Rande Sotomayor... more
With over 30 years’ experience as a practicing business litigator, Rande Sotomayor knows that the life expectancy of a lawsuit – not to mention the cost – is usually far greater than most parties expect. As a practicing mediator and arbitrator since 2004, Rande has assisted parties and counsel in conserving resources through dispute resolution processes that keep them out of court or get the... view profile
Richard Mah has a deep background in jurty trial, arbitration and dispute resolution... more
Richard Mah has a deep background in jurty trial, arbitration and dispute resolution cases for construction matters. His previous experience working as the Deputy City Attorney in the Airport Division of the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office make him one of the city's elite choices when it comes to legal construction issues.
When you want to settle a dispute without going to court, you may benefit from the services of an arbitration lawyer. In an arbitration setting, you and the other involved party select a neutral third person to serve as an arbitrator. Acting in the role of an informal judge, the arbitration lawyer listens to both sides of your dispute. Unlike a court proceeding, arbitration involves no formal procedural rules and gives you a chance to tell your story in your own words. After hearing the arguments, the arbitrator makes a final binding decision. The decision is legally enforceable if someone later tries to renege. The arbitration process is very similar to court litigation but is more casual, flexible, and private—and less expensive and time-consuming.