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Greg David Derin is a Los Angeles based Mediator and Arbitrator with a national practice and extensive experience in complex commercial litigation since 1979.

With hundreds of hours of training in the arts of mediation and arbitration from the nation’s premier dispute resolution programs, and service as an acclaimed neutral since 2002, Greg Derin provides flexible mediation, arbitration and neutral evaluation processes to help disputants resolve even their most intractable disputes. Greg’s unique background has earned him membership in elite professional organizations and recognition as a Power Mediator by The Hollywood Reporter and as an Alternative Dispute Resolution SuperLawyer™.

Guiding Principles

My mediation practice is dedicated to helping parties find peaceful solutions to litigated disputes. Five principles form the cornerstones of my practice.

Our Services.

40+ years of experience in Mediation and Arbitration:

Commercial & Business Torts

  • Breach of Contract
  • UCC
  • Corporate and Partnership
  • Accounting
  • Fraud
  • Professional Malpractice
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    Real Property

  • Breach of Contract
  • Easements
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Lis Pendens
  • Environmental Contamination
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    Entertainment & Intellectual Property

  • Idea Submission Claims
  • Copyright
  • Trademark/Tradename
  • Lanham Act
  • Unfair Competition
  • Talent\Management Disputes
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    Employment

  • Wage and Hour
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination and Bias
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Breach of Contract
  • Executive Contracts
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    Convening A Mediation
    Mediation Procedures

    Convening A Mediation

    Greg is available to assist the parties in reaching an agreement to mediate, in convening the session, and establishing appropriate parameters for conferences.

    Preparing For The Mediation Session
    Mediation Procedures

    Preparing For The Mediation Session

    Briefs are extremely helpful in preparing for the mediation session. A thoughtful brief will provide Greg with information regarding the relevant facts, issues and positions of the parties.

    Mediation Conference
    Mediation Procedures

    Mediation Conference

    Greg’s approach is primarily facilitative, focusing on assisting the parties in gaining a better understanding of their own issues and interests and those of the other parties. Greg will provide an evaluation of factual and legal positions as helpful to the disposition of the matter.

    Professional Affiliations