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- Practice Commenced: 1997
- Total Mediations (as of Sep 2019): 100
- Total Arbitrations (as of Sep 2019): 100
Gary is one of only a few ADR experts with a background in technology and international business law. He has significant experience as both a litigation partner and a corporate partner in AmLaw 100 firms. He is one of only a few technology ADR experts with experience as both a partner in a major law firm and as a General Counsel in an emerging technology company. As well, he is one of only a few Silicon Valley ADR experts with extensive international arbitration experience. Gary’s training as a U.S. and international litigator and arbitration counsel, coupled with his transactional expertise in emerging technology, make him uniquely suited for resolving complex private investment, technology development/distribution and international business disputes.
Gary has handled hundreds of cases in the course of his career. He has substantial experience as a single, presiding and panel arbitrator for U.S. and international commercial arbitrations and in mediations focused on corporate, commercial and international business transactions, including technology financing, technology development, sales and distribution, IP licensing, patent, copyright and trade secret infringement and data breaches. His international arbitration experience includes counsel and neutral services involving common law, civil law and developing country matters. He has significant experience with civil law and other non-US style arbitrations.
In addition to his arbitration work, he regularly mediates US and international contract, private investment and technology-related disputes.
- Banking & Finance
- Business Dissolution
- Contract Disputes
- Cross Cultural
- Family Businesses
- Intellectual Property
- Media & Communications
- Medical Devices
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Shareholder Disputes
- Unfair Competition
- Venture Capital
- WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: AB, cum laude-1981, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Political Science and International Development
- TULANE LAW SCHOOL: JD, cum laude-1984
- UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, HASTINGS COLLEGE OF LAW: legal studies-1984
- STANFORD UNIVERSITY: International Studies-1986
Memberships & Affiliations
In addition to his NADN appointment, Gary is a Fellow (and Board member) of the College of
Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators (CIArb), and a member of the Institute for Transnational
Arbitration (ITA) Advisory Board, the International Council for
Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the USCIB, the International Bar Association, the College of eNeutrals (ACESIN); the N. Cal
International Arbitration Club and various other U.S. and international
arbitration and legal associations. He is peer-vetted to the Silicon
Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center List of the World’s Leading
Technology Neutrals and for many years has been recognized as a Super
Lawyer – ADR and is listed in Who's Who in the World. He served on the Queen Mary Univ. of London 2016
International Dispute Resolution Survey Task Force and currently serves
on the International Task Force on Mixed Mode Dispute Resolution. In
2016, he was named by the National Law Journal as one of the 25 ADR
Champions in the US. In 2017, he was named in the IAM 300 The World’s
Leading IP Strategists.
$650 hour. Cancellation fee applies. Arbitration rate - Includes all services provided following appointment, including study time, hearings and award preparation. Mediation rate - Includes all services provided following appointment, including pre-session and post-session conferencing and study time.
Available in the US and internationally.
NO CHARGE FOR US OR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL.
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