Honors / Associations

Awards and Honors

Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals; SVAMC List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals (2015 – present); Northern California Super Lawyer – ADR (multiple years – present); GAR Listed Arbitrator; Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent peer rating (all years – present). Who’s Who in the World. Named one of the 25 National Law Journal ADR Champions. Named in the IAM 300 The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Professional Associations

College of Commercial Arbitrators (CollArb Fellow and Board Member); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb Fellow); National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN); SVAMC- Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (Founder and Chairman); CIAC – California International Arbitration Council (Founder and Executive Committee); International Bar Association (Business Law Section); ICCA International Council for Commercial Arbitration; US Council for International Business (USCIB); American Bar Association (Corporate Law, International Law, Dispute Resolution Sections;  Chair DRS Arbitration Consent Committee); State Bar of California (Corporate Law Section; International Law Section); The Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) (Advisory Board); American Intellectual Property Law Assn (AIPLA); N. California International Arbitration Club; Alliance for Equality; ITech Law; American College of e-Neutrals (ACESIN); Queen Mary Univ. of London Int’l Dispute Resolution Task Force; International Task Force on Mixed Mode Dispute Resolution; New York International Arbitration Center.

Appointed US District Court NDCA ENE Panel.