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Neutral services only.  .

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  1. Arbitration: 100%
    31 years

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Laura Effel

P. O. Box 867
Larkspur, CA, 94977


NYCurrently registered 197607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia Super LawyersVirginia Super Lawyers2008
Virginia Super LawyersVirginia Super Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
Virginia Legal EliteVirginia Legal Elite2005
Pro Bono AwardAmerican Corporate Counsel Association1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ArbitratorNeutral services2009 - Present
Of CounselJackson Lewis LLP2007 - 2009
PartnerLeClair Ryan, A Professional Corporation (or predecessor)2000 - 2006
General CounselGarban Broking Services LLP1999 - 2000
Of CounselBaker & McKenzie, LLP1996 - 1999
Senior Associate CounselThe Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.1980 - 1996
AssociatePincus Munzer Bizar & D'Alessandro1978 - 1980
AssociateBurns Jackson Miller Summit & Jacoby1975 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Marin Advocates for ChildrenMember, Board of Directors2012 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMember, Commercial and Employment Panels1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
American Bar Associationvarious committee chairs1992 - 1998
Publication nameTitleDate
PLI Course: Understanding Development in Whistleblower LawDefending a Complaint To Enforce a Preliminary Order of Reinstatement2006
PLI Course: Understanding Developments in Whistleblower LawDefending a Whistleblower Claim at the Department of Labor2005
The Roanoke TimesDon't Be Mislead by Debate Over Overtime Rules2004
American Corporate Counsel Association (ACCA) DocketThe Problem with Privilege Is Waiver1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of California - BerkeleyPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Roundtable for NeutralsArbitrations with Pro Se Parties2015