Professional Details

Gorsha Sur
Associate Mediator

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1700 Shattuck Ave
Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94709
(650) 209-0090
Fax: (510) 900-6600


Description of Practice

Gorsha is a California litigation and dispute resolution lawyer with over ten years of legal representation experience involving complex high-stakes matters as a member of top-ranking international law firms and a co-founder of California litigation boutique Versus Advocates, P.C.

Professional Background

A former world-class athlete, Gorsha is a civil litigation, international arbitration and dispute resolution lawyer, specializing in complex high-stakes matters. His industry background includes technology, cyber commerce, sports & entertainment, intellectual property, energy, aircraft, cannabis, investor-state and commercial matters. He has managed disputes totaling over $3 billion and involving issues under the U.S., English, Swiss, Swedish, BVI, Russian, Georgian, Kazakh, Ukrainian and public international law.


Gorsha learned the art of negotiation while serving on the UC Hastings Negotiation & MediationTeam, where he won a podium placement at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, and the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Regional Mediation Competition in Seattle. Gorsha completed the basic mediation training required by the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act of 1998 (DRPA), and the Advanced Mediation Skills Practicum, including ten (10) hours of Litigated Case Training, of the Los Angeles Bar Association's (LACBA) Civil Mediation Project.


University of California Hastings College of the Law - JD; Stockholm University - LLM in International Commercial Arbitration Law (cum laude)


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2005-2006    UC Hastings College of the Law    UC Hastings Mediation & Negotiation Team (200+)
10/2016    LACBA    Basic Mediation Training (30)
10/2016    LACBA    Advanced Mediation Skills Practicum (18)


Flat fee of $2,500 includes two (2) hours of preparation and four (4) hours of mediation. An additional fee of $300 per hour applies thereafter.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Animal
  • Art
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • General
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Resources
  • Non Profits
  • Oil and Gas
  • Online Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Trademark
  • Trust Management
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator

References available upon request.