Senior Mediator

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Robert Berliner

Robert Berliner’s uncommon blend of real-world business and legal expertise
gives him a unique and powerful perspective as a mediator. His insights come from decades of experience in real estate, corporate, finance, estate planning, and litigation issues — both as an attorney and a businessman — and he is a sought-after consultant and expert witness on real estate matters.

Active mediator of various disputes, both pre-litigation and during litigation. Mediated cases involving numerous types of disputes, including the following: intra-family business disputes; partnership conflict; employment/trade secrets; personal injury; breach of fiduciary duty; conversion of personal property; contract interpretation and breach; construction defects; title to real property; insurance subrogation; property line and encroachment disputes; landlord/tenant; nuisance; chattel lien; debtor/creditor; family, including custody, visitation, child support and related debt issues.

Active arbitrator of various disputes, including American Arbitration Association, FINRA and other private cases.


  • 1997-present:
    Self-employed Mediator/Arbitrator, Expert Witness, Attorney, and Real Estate Developer and Investor

  • 1984-2016:
    Various Related Real Estate Limited Liability Companies/Partnerships

  • 1989-1996:
    Jupiter Industries, Inc., and Subsidiaries — Jupiter Realty Corporation

    Secretary and General Counsel, 1991-1996; Associate General Counsel, 1989-1991

    Shareholder and Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, 1991-1996; Associate General Counsel, 1989-1991. Partner in various affiliated real estate partnerships

  • 1974-1989:
    Practiced Law

ADR Experience

Active mediator of various disputes, both pre-litigation and during litigation. Mediated cases involving numerous types of disputes, including the following: intra-family business disputes; partnership conflict; employment/trade secrets; personal injury; breach of fiduciary duty; conversion of personal property; contract interpretation and breach; construction defects; title to real property; insurance subrogation; property line and encroachment disputes; landlord/tenant; nuisance; chattel lien; debtor/creditor; family, including custody, visitation, child support and related debt issues. Settlement rate to date about 95%.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts,
    J.D. magna cum laude, 1974

  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts,
    A.B. magna cum laude, 1967

Areas Of Practice

  • Legal Malpractice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Adult Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Hospitality
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Civil (general)
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Partnership
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Trust Management
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning

Additional Services

  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant

Fees and Provisos

Contact to discuss

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • AAM - Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.
  • NADN - Nat. Acad. of Distinguished Neutrals

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