Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Faber, Diane L. ADR Program Office, 213-894-299305/14/2014

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Faber, Diane L.
Address:9232 Airdrome St., Los Angeles, CA 90035
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego, Riverside
Phone:310-202-7272
FAX:310 202-1572
E-Mail Address:
Website:
dianefaber@sbcglobal.net
California State Bar Number:130611
Firm Name:The Law Offices of Diane L. Faber, Esq
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Alternative Dispute Resolution * Business/Commercial Litigation * Copyright/Trademark * Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Real Estate/Construction
Experience:Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP (and its predecessors): Summer Clerk, Associate, Counsel, Partner, 1986-2004; The Law Offices of Diane L. Faber, Esq., sole proprietor, 2004 - present.
Work History for the Past Five Years: Ms. Faber specializes in intellectual property and contract-based disputes, frequently arising in the entertainment, gaming and related industries, and has significant experience in labor and construction disputes, with a majority of work in the Federal Courts.
Education:Harvard Law School, J.D. 1987
Yale University, B.A., Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa 1983
Dispute Resolution Training:2006: Getting to the Heart of the Matter in Mediation; and Improved Decision Making and Moral Intuition as Themes in Mediation (Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution)(13 hours); 2007 Advanced Mediation Training (Pepperdine)(13 hours) 2009: Advanced Mediation Training (Pepperdine)(6.5 hours); 2010: Advanced Mediation Skills (Pepperdine)(13 hours); 2010: Mediation Confidentiality (Dispute Resolution Services, Inc./Rutter Group); 2011: Advanced Mediation Training: “High Conflict Personalities” (United States District Court, Central District, Panel Mediator Training Program)(6 hours); 2012: Helping People Make Effective Decisions in Mediation (United States District Court, Central District); 2012: Ethical Issues for Mediators (Digilearn); 2013 (United States District Court, Central District).
Dispute Resolution Experience:Participated in the mediation to agreement of over 200 matters.
Professional Licenses:J.D.
Professional Memberships:Copyright Law Society, 2003 - present; Adjunct Professor of Law, Pepperdine University Law School, Spring 1996
Other:Reported Decisions:
Fleeger v. Bell, 95 F.Supp.2d 1126 (D.Nev. 2000), aff’d 23 Fed.Appx 741 C.A.9 (Nev.), November 26, 2001.
REO Broadcasting Consultants v. Michelle Edith Martin, 69 Cal.App.4th 489, 81 Cal.Rptr.2d 639 (2d Dist. 1999).
Futuredontics, Inc. v. Applied Anagramics, Inc. et al., 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2265; 45 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 2005; 164 L.R.R.M. 2265 (C.D.Cal. 1998).
Futuredontics, Inc. v. Applied Anagramics, Inc. et al., 1997 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 22249; 45 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 2005 (C.D.Cal. 1997).
Centinela Hospital Association v. City of Inglewood, 225 Cal.App.2d 1586, 275 Cal.Rptr. 901 (2d Dist. 1990)
International Union of Operating Engineers (Local 12) v. Los Angeles Superior Court (Herzog Contracting Corporation), 207 Cal.App.3d 250 (2d Dist. 1989).