Norman Brand Esq, Mediator & Arbitrator, based in San Francisco, California.

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Norman Brand Esq
Arbitration and Mediation Offices of Norman Brand
150 Lombard Street, Suite 3
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tel: (415) 484-8704
Fax: (415) 982-8021
Email: nb@normbrand.com
www.normbrand.com

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A fulltime mediator & arbitrator since 1983, Norman Brand has completed over 4000 mediations and arbitrations to date, including large multi-party disputes, complex issues of law and large dollar amounts. He is regularly rated within the Top 50 neutrals in the State.



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Calendar Last Updated: 18 Jul 17

 





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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation
Arbitration
Private Judge
Med-Arb
Fact Finding

Serving the following Counties:
Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo, Yuba

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Norman Brand Esq has experience in settling the following civil matters:
ADA Disability
Appellate
Banking & Finance
Biotech
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Contract Disputes
EEOC
Education
Employment
Entertainment Sector
Health Care
Intellectual Property
International
Labor/Unions
Local Govt./Municipalities
Military
Mining
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Pensions / ERISA
Pharmaceuticals
Police
Postal
Public Policy
Shareholder Disputes
Technology
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wage & Hour/FMLA
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Mr. Brand has been engaged in full-time dispute resolution for over 30 years. A former negotiator and law professor, he has a varied national practice, ranging from arbitrating high profile individual disputes - such NFL player disputes, to mediating high stakes public disputes - including the nation's first "pay for performance" contract in the Denver City School District. Since 2006, he has been named a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in ADR every year.

Mr. Brand has arbitrated and mediated cases involving complex issues of law and large dollar amounts. His largest arbitration award was $65 million.

He served as sole arbitrator in a $50 million biotech case, and in many multi-million dollar pension cases. He has mediated multi-party disputes, including the model annual maintenance agreement for the Sacramento Delta, wage rates on the Bay Bridge construction project, and wage and hour class actions. He mediates and arbitrates executive compensation, ERISA, MPPAA, discrimination, statutory and wrongful termination disputes involving Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Brand has engaged in med-arb under statutory procedures involving state and federal entities, as well as in trust fund and trade secret cases. His primary practice is in labor and employment law, but he has also served on specialized panels requiring scientific literacy in biochemistry, medicine, and psychiatry, as well as an understanding of research and laboratory procedures. He is the outside member of the University of California San Francisco Institutional Review Board at the Mt. Zion cancer center. 

Education:

  • J.D., University of California, Davis, June 1975
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, January 1971, English
  • M.A., Arizona State University, January 1969, English
  • B.A., Harpur College, State University of New York, Binghamton, June 1966 - (Biology/English)

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Fellow, The American College of Employee Benefit Counsel
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • President, California Dispute Resolution Council (1998)
  • Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Board of Directors, California Dispute Resolution Council
  • Board of Directors, California Dispute Resolution Institute
  • American Arbitration Association National Employment Advisory Council
  • Member, Mediation Society
  • President, Industrial Relations Association of Northern California (1994-95)
  • Member, National Academy of Arbitrators, Chair, Northern California Region (1990-2)
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Chair, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, American Arbitration Committee, 1990, Member, 1988-1989
  • Chair, Association of American Law Schools, Section on Labor Law, 1983
  • Secretary, Executive Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, California Bar Association, 1988, Member, 1985-1988, Advisor, 1989-91, Chair, Editorial Board, Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, 1990-1992
  • Chair, Association of American Law Schools, Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, 1980-81, 1981-82
  • California Bar and New York Bar


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

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