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- Practice Commenced: 1999
- Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 3000
- Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 15
Claudia Hagadus Long, of ADR Services, Inc. is experienced in the mediation of construction problems, commercial disputes, business dissolutions, real property purchase and sale matters, banking matters, employment cases (including wrongful termination, FEHA, harassment, discrimination, FMLA/CIFRA) and conflicts between heirs of decedents' estates.
She has mediated over 3000 cases, and she enhances her experience with complete preparation before every mediation. She expects full preparation by counsel and parties, and a commitment by all participants to full participation in the mediation.
Ms. Long understands that every case is a web of facts, law, intentions, emotions and goals. None of these elements can be disregarded in fashioning a solution that benefits all parties. Her substantial experience as a litigator before turning to mediation as a full time practice gives her an understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of trial as a solution to disputes. She is equally comfortable mediating a multi-party construction defect case and a two party inter-family dispute over an inheritance.
Ms. Long also provides arbitration, Special Master, and insurance umpire services in her areas of expertise.
- ADA Disability
- Banking & Finance
- Civil Rights
- Community Associations
- Consumer Fraud
- Contract Disputes
- Cross Cultural
- Debt Collections
- Eminent Domain
- Family Businesses
- Land Use/Planning
- Mortgage Foreclosure
- Native American
- Premises Liability
- Professional Fees
- Professional Negligence
- Property Damage
- Real Estate
- Sexual Harassment
- Title Disputes
- Trusts / Estates
- Wage & Hour/FMLA
- B.A. Harvard University, magna cum laude - 1976
- J.D. Georgetown University, 1980
Memberships & Affiliations
- State Bar of California, license no. 098102
- Contra Costa Bar Association
- SMART Mediation Panel, Contra Costa Superior Court
- Northern California Employment Round Table (NCERT) Department of Fair Employment & Housing
$450 per hour, divided between the parties. Please contact ADR Services, Inc. for more information.