Bruce Meyerson PLLC
Bruce Meyerson PLLC, 2000-present; Partner, Steptoe
& Johnson, LLP, 1995-00; Partner, Meyer, Hendricks,
Victor, Osborn & Maledon, 1990-95; General Counsel,
Arizona State University, 1986-90; Judge Arizona Court
of Appeals, 1982-86; Public interest law practice, 1972--82
Arizona State University, B.S. 1968 (with Distinction); Georgetown University Law Center, JD 1972; Editor, Georgetown University Law Journal, 1970-72
Law Practice Experience
Private law practice experience includes civil and
appellate litigation in the areas of employment, commercial,
education and public utility law. As University General
Counsel, I advised senior university officials and counseled
the purchasing, procurement, construction, research,
student affairs, public television and other departments.
As a judge on the state’s intermediate appellate
court, I heard over 1000 appeals in all areas of law
including cases involving breach of contract, personal
injury, medical malpractice, real estate administrative
law, domestic relations, insurance coverage, civil rights,
securities, intellectual property, constitutional law
Arbitration and Related ADR Experience
Experienced arbitrator in over 200 commercial, construction,
employment and class arbitrations with amounts
in controversies up to $100 million. Commercial disputes
arbitrated have included virtually all areas of the
law including disputes in the health care industry,
medical partnerships, pharmaceuticals, legal malpractice, construction, insurance coverage,
and banking. Arbitration
experience includes participating in a mass claims arbitration
involving thousands of state employees and serving as the sole arbitrator in over a dozen regional and national class arbitrations.
I served as
Chair of an ABA Task Force on ADR and E-Commerce which
developed guidelines for the use of ADR in electronic
commerce and currently serve as chair of an ABA task
force examining the use of ADR to resolve corporate
governance disputes. I am also a panelist
with the National Arbitration Forum where I regularly
arbitrate domain name disputes. I am the Chair of the City of Phoenix Civil Service Board.
I have served as the Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, the Arizona Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the Arizona State Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. I teach arbitration at the Arizona State University College of Law.
My publications include: Contributing Author, Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration, College of Commercial Arbitrators; Co-Author, A Drafter's Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law; Co-Editor, Arizona Attorneys' Fees Manual, State Bar of Arizona; Employment Arbitration, Arizona Employment Law Handbook; State Bar of Arizona. My law review article on Arizona's new arbitration act was published in the Arizona State University College of Law Journal.