Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Rees, Robert A. ADR Program Office, 213-894-299306/02/2015

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Rees, Robert A.
Address:1925 Century Park East, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura
Phone:310-277-7071
FAX:310-277-7067
E-Mail Address:
Website:
robertreeslaw@att.net
California State Bar Number:94295
Firm Name:REES LAW FIRM PC
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Business/Commercial Litigation * Class Actions * Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Real Estate/Construction
Experience:For over thirty years I have been, almost exclusively, a trial lawyer and litigator, primarily in complex business litigation and class action defense. I also have significant experience in insurance coverage disputes and serious product liability/ personal injury cases.
Work History for the Past Five Years: Rees Law Firm PC (2008-present)
Rintala Smoot Jaenicke & Rees (1983-2008)
Donnelly Clark & Chase (1980-1983)
Panel of Neutral Arbitrators, Kaiser Permanente Arbitration System, since 1990s.
Education:Stanford University B.A. Economics, 1976
Loyola Law School, J.D. cum laude, 1980
Dispute Resolution Training:U. S. District Court Program
Los Angeles Superior Court Programs
Dispute Resolution Experience:I have participated in hundreds of mediations as a party representative. I have developed a repertoire of approaches to the common goal of identifying impediments, such as strong emotions, removing the obstacles, and generating creative solutions to accommodate every party's interests.
Professional Licenses:State Bar No. 94295
Admitted to U. S. Supreme Court, 1987(Howe v. Norchek of Newport, Inc.)Ninth Circuit 1981) and U.S. District Courts for California (all districts), Arizona, and Ohio (both districts)
Admitted pro hac vice in nine states.
Professional Memberships:American Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Other:Mediation briefs should be received at least three days prior to the mediation session and must indicate on the first page if they are to be considered confidential. Please send briefs to:
Robert Rees, Esq.
1925 Century Park East, Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 277-7067 Fax or by e-mail attachment in PDF format to: robertreeslaw@att.net
Hearing Location: (unless otherwise agreed)
1925 Century Park East, Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067