Honors / Associations

Awards and Honors

Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Fellow, College of Commercial 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

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow); College of Commercial Arbitrators (CollArb Fellow and Board Member); National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN); SVAMC- Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (Founder and Chairman); California Arbitration – CalArb.org (Founder and President);  California Lawyers Association, Co-Chair International ADR SubCommittee (Litigation and International Law Sections); 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 2021); 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.