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Daniel Yamshon, Mediator & Arbitrator, Sacramento, California.

Daniel Yamshon

Daniel Yamshon Arbitration & Mediation
510 Bercut Drive
Suite G
Sacramento, CA 95811
Tel: (916) 446-4817
Fax: (916) 446-5784
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Recognized to California Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Facilitation & Systems Design
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  • Practice Commenced: 1987
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jan 2021): 100
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Daniel Yamshon is a neutral on the commercial, construction and large complex case panels of the American Arbitration Association, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and on the Roster of Eminent and Qualified Experts in Conflict Prevention and Post Conflict Peace Building of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs.  He is a fellow in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  His 30 plus articles relating to law and ADR have appeared in such diverse publications as the Harvard Negotiation Law Review and Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly.  Daniel contributed the chapter “Drafting the ADR Clause” to the American Bar Association Construction Industry Forum’s book Construction ADR and chapters in two ADR books published by the Cambridge Scholars in the UK.  His work as a neutral, trainer and program developer has brought him to 15 countries on 5 continental areas.  He sits on the ABA Dispute Resolution Section Ethics and International Committees and the International Law Section’s Arbitration Committee.  Daniel has been honored by being presented with the Africa Peace Award, the Honorable Harold B. Kalina Civil Justice Award and the Peacemaker of the Year Award, among others.

Case Experience

  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Lemon Law


  • Diploma, International Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2016
  • Juris Doctor, King Hall, University of California, Davis, 1974
  • B.A. San Francisco State College, 1970

Post Graduate Certificates:

  • Certificate in International Arbitration, Columbia Law School, New York/Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2015
  • Mediator Certificate, National Center Associates, Washington, 1987
  • Hastings College of The Law (University of California, San Francisco), College
    of Trial Advocacy, 1977

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Roster Of Eminent and Qualified Experts (conflict prevention and post-conflict peace-building), United Nations Department of Political Affairs
  • American Arbitration Association National Panel of Arbitrators(Commercial and Construction Panels)
  • American Arbitration Association National Panel of Mediators (Commercial and Construction Panels)
  • American Arbitration Association Large, Complex Case Panel
  • Arbitrator and mediator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (jurisdiction over cases from the National Association of Securities Dealers, New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange & Pacific Stock Exchange)
  • Mediator, Internal Revenue Service, Defense Department Office of Hearings and Appeals
  • Arbitrator, National Futures Association
  • Arbitrator, National Center for Dispute Settlement
  • Arbitrator, Sacramento County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, Yolo County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, El Dorado County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, Placer County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, Nevada County Superior Court
  • Mediator, Alameda County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator and Mediator, Western Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution (1988-1992)
  • Facilitator in “Partnering” and other dispute avoidance and conflict prevention Systems
  • Neutral, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Neutral, Resolution Trust Corporation
  • Conciliator, California Department of Agriculture/AAA for grower organization collective bargaining disputes with processors

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK

California State Bar Association

  • Member, ADR Committee, International Subcommittee chair (2008-2012)

Sacramento County Bar Association

  • Member, Board of Directors 2009-
  • Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee Chair, 2005-2013
  • ADR Committee Founding Chair
  • ADR Section Co-Chair 2002-2003
  • ADR Section Education Committee Chair 2003-

American Arbitration Association
Arbitrator & Mediator on:

  • Construction panel
  • Commercial panel
  • Large, Complex Case panel

American Bar Association

  • Advisory Committee
  • Dispute Resolution Section, Ethics Committee, International Committee
  • Construction Industry Forum, & Division 1 (ADR)
  • International Law Section, ADR Committee
  • California Dispute Resolution Council, Board of Directors

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