Bruce E. Meyerson is
a full-time mediator, arbitrator, trainer and facilitator
in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a graduate of the Georgetown
University Law Center (1972) where he was an Editor
of the Law Journal. Mr. Meyerson began his practice
as the Executive Director of the Arizona Center for
Law In the Public Interest. He served on the Arizona
Court of Appeals for five years and has been General
Counsel of Arizona State University. From 1990 through
2000, Mr. Meyerson practiced commercial and employment
litigation with Meyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn &
Maledon, and Steptoe & Johnson.
Mr. Meyerson regularly serves as a mediator
in virtually all aspects of commercial, employment,
construction, real estate, insurance and business litigation, in
cases ranging in value of up to $1.5 billion. Mr. Meyerson
has resolved successfully over almost 3000 cases in mediation.
Mr. Meyerson has been selected to be included
in the ADR category of the “Best Lawyers in America.” He is a "Super Lawyer" in the Southwest in the category of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has been ranked by his peers as an AV Preeminent Lawyer for 20 years.
He is a Past Chair of the American Bar
Association Section of Dispute Resolution. He has served
as the Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Committee on
Alternative Dispute Resolution and served as the Chair
of the Arizona Supreme Court ADR Advisory Committee
for seven years. He led an ABA task force examining
standards for the use of ADR in resolving e-commerce
He is a frequent trainer on the subject
of ADR, providing training to a mix of private sector
groups and public entities such as the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission and the United States Department
of Justice. He was selected by the Arizona Court of
Appeals and the Maricopa, Pima and Coconino County Superior
Courts to train judges in settlement conference skills.
He has been selected by the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission to be one of a small number of neutrals hired
to mediate EEOC charges in the Southwest. He also has
been designated by the Arizona Association of Realtors
to mediate disputes arising out of real estate purchase
contracts. He has conducted mediation training for lawyers and judges in Mexico, Denmark and Serbia.
He teaches Arbitration, Mediation, ADR
and Employment Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
at the Arizona State University College of Law. He has
been a Visiting Professor at the Pepperdine University
Institute for Dispute Resolution where he taught Negotiation
and Settlement Advocacy. Mr. Meyerson has written extensively
on the subject of alternative dispute resolution, including
a monthly feature article on ADR for The Daily Journal
Corp. which appeared in business law publications in
four western states.
He has served as one of two attorney members of the
Ninth Circuit Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution
Programs. He is the Chair of the City of Phoenix Civil Service Board. He is also a member of the Commercial and
Employment mediation panels of the AAA.