Member Profile: Deborah Rothman Esq.

Deborah Rothman Esq.
Mediator & Arbitrator

Los Angeles, CA 90066
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Tel: (310) 452-9891

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Deborah Rothman Esq. regularly travels out of state to Illinois, Nevada, New York

ADR Services Include:

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


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Deborah Rothman Esq. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Entertainment Sector
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Public Policy
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Wage & Hour/FMLA



Deborah was recently named the 2012 "Best Arbitrator in Los Angeles" by BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA.
Nationally-recognized arbitrator and mediator experienced in the resolution of complex disputes in all areas of civil law, both nationally and internationally, in a wide variety of industries, with unique expertise in dealing with emotional situations and difficult people: Commercial, banking and savings and loans; franchise disputes; employment (discrimination - sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation & sexual harassment; wrongful termination; retaliation; wage & hour class action; breach of covenant not to compete); aerospace/defense; aviation liability/pilot instruction; accounting firms, business torts, car wash establishments, carpet cleaning; commercial contracts & leases, communications, computers-technology; consumer disputes; construction defect & earthquake damage; entertainment (radio, TV, motion picture production, songwriter credits/royalties, personal management); fast food franchises; First Amendment, foreclosure; health care - doctors, pharmacies, nursing homes, HMO's, hospitals; law firm and other partnership dissolutions, fee disputes and employment disputes; medical and legal malpractice; nursing homes, negligence, personal injury; school districts, police departments, municipalities, and U. S. Postal Service; probate; product and premises liability; real estate; securities; software joint venture; security guard services, taxation-municipal and corporate; trade secret theft and unfair competition.

Honored as a California Super Lawyer in the field of ADR from 2006 to the present; as a Best Lawyer in America (California) in the field of ADR from 2006 to the present; as one of 34 Power Mediators in the U.S. by the Hollywood Reporter in 2007, and as a top arbitrator by Who's Who Legal (California) in 2009.


June, 1971. B.A., Yale College, Magna cum Laude. June, 1976. Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law. June, 1976. Masters, Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton Univ. ADR Training: *Extensive arbitration & mediation training: American Arbitration Assoc. (annual trainings), ABA, College of Commercial Arbitrators. Certified in mediation by L. A. County Bar Assoc. ("LACBA") Dispute Resolution Services ("DRS"). *Trained by Army Corps of Engineers: construction partnering. **Trained by Department of Justice: mediation of ADA claims.  *Trained by FINRA--mediation & arbitration of securities disputes.


English, Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

*Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, American Arbitration Association. Large Complex Case Panel, eCommerce B2B, Commercial and Employment Law Panels. *Vice-President, College of Commercial Arbitrators. *Fellow, International Academy of Mediators. *Board of Directors, Wells Bring Hope. **Board of Directors (former), Center for Civic Mediation, fka Dispute Resolution Services Inc., L. A. County Bar Association. **Former Chair, Beverly Hills Bar Assoc. Labor & Emp. Law Section (2005 - 2006). **Former Chair, Beverly Hills Bar Assoc. ADR Section (2004 - 2005). Current Memberships include ABA, LACBA & BHBA.


Available at daily or hourly rates.


Deborah Rothman Esq. 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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