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Les Weinstein, Mediator & Arbitrator, Los Angeles, California.

Les Weinstein

Advantage Arbitration & Mediation
2049 Century Park East, Suite 1080
Los Angeles, CA, 90067
Tel: (310) 557-0043
Fax: (866) 591-7482
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Recognized to California Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 2001
  • Total Mediations (as of Apr 2020): 150
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Apr 2020): 25
Practice Percentages
  • LOS ANGELES/ORANGE COUNTY
  • NAPA
  • SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE
  • SAN DIEGO
  • SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND

Biographical

Mr. Weinstein is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator, with over 40 years of extensive litigation, counseling and ADR experience in patents, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition, technology licensing, antitrust, business and commercial matters, trade regulation, international trade and real estate.

As a lawyer, he represented in litigation and advised domestic and multinational companies regarding patent and licensing disputes, including the formation of technology joint ventures.  He frequently lectures on the topics of antitrust, trade regulation, litigation, patent law and ADR law.  Under the auspices of the Austrian Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), he in 2011 taught arbitration, mediation and intellectual property law in Tirana, Albania.


Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Internet
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Partnerships
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Unfair Competition

Education

  • B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Engineering)
  • J.D., George Washington University Law Center, Washington, D.C. (with Distinction)
  • LL.M., George Washington University Law Center, Washington, D.C. (Antitrust, Trade Regulation and Intellectual Property)
  • Completed advanced ADR Course: “Mediating the Litigated Case,” Pepperdine Law
  • School, sponsored by the United States District Court. Completed numerous ADR courses sponsored by the AAA and CPR

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Antitrust, Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections
Los Angeles County and California Bar Associations (Antitrust, International Law, Intellectual Property Sections)
American Arbitration Association, Member, National Panel Member
Member, University of Pennsylvania President’s Council and Harrison Society
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (Director, Emeritus)
Los Angeles County Art Museum (Founder)
Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (Founder)

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