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Member Profile: Dave Rudy Mediator

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ADR Services, Inc.
100 First Street, 27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Tel: (415) 772-0900

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Dave Rudy Mediator regularly travels out of state to Colorado

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Facilitation & Systems Design; Special Master; ADR Training/CME


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Dave Rudy Mediator has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Dave has been a full-time neutral since 1991. A pioneer and founding participant in Bates Edwards Group in 1991, he is affiliated with Judicate West statewide in California.   He has deep experience in a wide variety of subject matter areas.  Dave's "specialty" is resolving challenging cases of all genres (except domestic mediation), and managing an efficient process in cases with complex logistics.  He is a recognized speaker and trainer in mediation.  Dave is affiliated with Judicate West. Dave's assistant Gemie works directly with the clients in an effort to accommodate their needs wherever and however possible.


  • 1968 - Tufts University, B.A., magna cum laude
  • 1969 - University of Chicago, M.A.
  • 1974 - University of San Francisco, School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Previous affiliations with Bates Edwards Group, JAMS, American Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association, Construction Forum, Dispute Resolution Forum; California Bar Association; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association


$5950-6950 per day

Mediation: A "day" includes up to two hours' time in advance of mediation (telephone conferences, reading briefs, etc) and as many hours of mediation as are necessary within a calendar day of commencement.

All additional time is billed at hourly rate.

Arbitration time is billed by the day or 1/2 day.


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Dave Rudy Mediator is a member of our CA chapter, California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, California's premier roster of preeminent mediators and arbitrators. The CADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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