Professional Details

Sylvia Mayer
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

S. Mayer Law PLLC

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P.O. Box 6542
Houston, TX 77265
USA
(713) 893-0339
Fax: (713) 661-3738

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Description of Practice

Arbitrator, mediator and attorney with nearly 30 years of legal experience in federal court, state court, bankruptcy court, and the American Arbitration Association. Served as counsel or neutral in hundreds of disputes spanning a breadth of industries, including banking, energy, construction, finance, health care, hospitality, oilfield services, real estate, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, distribution, oil and gas, transportation, pharmaceutical, partnerships, retail, wholesale and others. Sylvia Mayer has arbitrated and mediated over $1 billion in disputes since 2014, as well as having served as counsel in various arbitrations and mediations over the last nearly 30 years.

Professional Background

• S. Mayer Law PLLC - Partner, March 1, 2014 – Present;
• Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP – Business Finance & Restructuring Department and Financial Institutions Regulatory Practice Group - Partner, January 2004 – February 2014, Counsel, January 2002 – December 2003, Associate, October 1993 - December 2001

Experience

Arbitrated and mediated over $1 billion in disputes since 2014, as well as having served as counsel in various arbitrations and mediations over the last nearly 30 years. Disputes have involved a wide variety of issues and industries.

Degrees

Sylvia graduated from Washington University in 1987, cum laude, with a B.A. in Theater. After working for three years in the arts community in Houston, Sylvia went to law school and, in 1993, she graduated from the University of Houston Law Center, summa cum laude.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • International
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Small Claims
  • Transportation
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

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