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Gilda Turitz Named to 2021 Super Lawyers List for Alternative Dispute Resolution


Super Lawyers 2021 Gilda Turitz, an independent, full-time arbitrator and mediator at Turitz Dispute Resolution in San Francisco, California, has been selected to the 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.

Ms. Turitz has been recognized by Super Lawyers for 18 consecutive years since 2004 when the Northern California Super Lawyers list was first published.

Gilda Turitz on Faculty of American Bar Association’s 14th Annual Arbitration Training Institute, Moderating the Plenary Session on “The All-Important Preliminary Hearing”


ABA Panel The opening plenary of the ABA's signature Arbitration Training Institute is on "The All-Important Preliminary Hearing."

Virtually all arbitrations begin with a preliminary hearing where the arbitrator and the parties discuss all steps that are necessary to adjudicate the case, with the goal of assuring a cost effective and efficient arbitration.

Ten Things the Zealous Advocate Can Do to be a Better Negotiator in Mediations


california lawyers association Gilda Turitz was a panelist along with two other highly experienced mediators for a California Lawyers Association webinar on ten tips for the zealous advocate to be effective negotiators in mediation.

This webinar was recorded and is available through the CLA.

Gilda Turitz speaks on “Guide to Conducting Arbitrations and Mediations in a Virtual World” at American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting


ABA Panel Gilda Turitz was on a panel of highly experienced ADR professionals on virtual arbitrations and mediations. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, Gilda has presided over Zoom arbitrations as sole arbitrator and chair or wing arbitrator on three arbitrator panels, and has conducted several mediations on Zoom.

Gilda Turitz Honored with Recognition in the Fields of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution


Gilda Turitz has again been honored by two prominent peer review publications in their current year publications for excellence in fields of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

For the fifth consecutive year, Gilda has again been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for her work in the field of arbitration. For the sixteenth consecutive year, Gilda also has been recognized for 2020 by Super Lawyers®.

How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Reshaping Alternative Dispute Resolution


covid-alternative-dispute-resolution Gilda Turitz was recently interviewed on how the COVID-19 crisis is reshaping alternative dispute resolution.

You can read the CPR coverage here: How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Reshaping Alternative Dispute Resolution. To read the article on Law.com, please see: How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Reshaping Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Resolving Disputes in the Era of COVID-19 – Gilda Turitz Participated in CPR/IADC Joint Panel Presentation


dispute resolution covid 19 On May 14, 2020, Gilda Turitz discussed arbitration and mediation as dispute resolution processes in the current environment affected by COVID-19.

To view the webinar, email [email protected] for the password. Then, go to Resolving Legal Disputes in the Era of COVID-19 and enter the password to view the recording.

Gilda Turitz added to CPR’s Dispute Prevention Panel, A COVID-19 Resource


covid-19-coronavirus CPR has recognized that the unprecedented global health pandemic is presenting many businesses around the world with disruption in their operations which may lead to legal disputes over issues like impossibility, frustration and force majeure.

To that end CPR has announced a new Dispute Prevention Panel to provide early intervention by neutrals skilled in facilitating conflict management and solving business problems before they become full blown legal matters. Gilda Turitz has been named to that panel.

American Arbitration Association Reports Increases in Annual B2B Caseload, Along with Level of Diversity in Arbitrator Roster & Appointments


AAA-ICDR®’s Annual B2B Caseload Continues to Increase, Along with Level of Diversity in Arbitrator Roster & Appointments. Companies from a Variety of Industries, from Life Sciences and Construction to Healthcare and Technology, filed with AAA-ICDR to Resolve Disputes in 2019.

ABA Women in Dispute Resolution Publishes 2020 Member Directory of ADR Practitioners


The 2020 WIDR Member Directory of ADR Practitioners is a resource for those seeking to hire women as dispute resolution neutrals. The Directory includes names, specific practice areas, types of practice, and geographic location along with links to practitioner web sites.