Gary L. Benton
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Palo Alto & San Francisco, California
Provides services throughout the US and worldwide
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Description of Practice
In addition to his ADR practice, Mr. Benton is the founder and Chairman of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC) and an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University and Santa Clara University. He was previously a partner with the leading international law firms Pillsbury Winthrop and Coudert Brothers in San Francisco and Palo Alto. As well, he served as CLO/GC for a cybersecurity company supporting US national security interests.
He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a Fellow and Board member of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), an Academy Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN), a founder of the California International Arbitration Council (CIAC), and a member of the ITA Advisory Board, ICCA, AIPLA and other US and international ADR and technology associations.
He is dual qualified as a US lawyer and an English solicitor and serves in administered and ad hoc proceedings worldwide. He is available for in person and videoconference proceedings.
|1995 to present||AAA||Arbitration/Mediation - Over 100 hours|
|2019-2020||US Dist. Court||Early Neutral Evaluation - 10 hours|
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Areas of Practice
- Civil (general)
- Cross Cultural
- Intellectual Property
- Online Civil
- Online Mediation
- Mediating Lawyer
- Online Mediator
- Online Arbitrator