Alessandra Sgubini

Alessandra Sgubini

Avv. Alessandra Sgubini LLMMs. Sgubini is a professional mediator and an Italian attorney with experience in the field of law, international law, and dispute resolution. She received her law degree from the University of Milan (Italy) and she is licensed as an Italian attorney and a member of the Milan Bar Association. She completed advanced studies in International Business transactions from University of San Diego, California (USA). Additionally she earned her Masters Degree L.L.M (Master in International and Comparative Law) at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. She is certified mediator in USA and Italy. She is the founder and owner of Bridge Mediation LLC in San Diego, CA and B.M. SRL in Milan, Italy. She is a professional mediator, specializing in a wide range of international and cross-cultural disputes and civil disputes. She is fluent in Italian and English.

Ms. Sgubini is a professor of Business Law, ADR, Mediation and Conflict Resolution for Universities such as UCSD (University of San Diego, California), ISDE (Istitute Superiore de Derecho e Economia) and CWSL (California Western School of Law) and the State Law School in Moscow, Russia.

She serves as public speaker in national and international organizations. Ms. Sgubini is the author of several articles on ADR and mediation.

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Articles and Video:

Problem Solvers: New Profession (03/22/18)
The results on how the collaborative approach in resolving conflicts is more successful than the adversarial is proven not only by real data provided by the two companies but also by the increasing number of the clients’ demands to resolve conflicts in an economical, faster, and cheaper ways.

Managing the Cost of Conflict (05/22/15)
Conflict is a common occurrence in society. It arises everywhere, among different types of parties, in different parts of the world, and for different reasons. If conflict is not addressed properly it can escalate and degenerate leaving serious consequences in its wake. This article explores the true costs of conflict, methods to address conflict, and how to prevent conflicts from escalating in the first place.

Capitalizing On Mediation: The Power Of Promoting Awareness For Business Efficiency (02/11/08)
In today’s business market, successful and efficient businesses recognize the numerous benefits of mediation and possess the willingness to engage in cooperative negotiations with the help of an impartial third party. This article addresses the importance of promoting the awareness of mediation as an effective conflict resolution tool for businesses in all fields based on proven evidence that it saves immeasurable time and capital especially for businesses across the board.

From Alessnadra Sgubini (09/05/07)
I would like to thank for giving me the exposure to be known around the world with my articles, especially in the international sections, as an international mediator. is the most professional web site that allows people to know and study mediation and ADR.

Mediation and Culture: How different cultural backgrounds can affect the way people negotiate and resolve disputes (03/28/06)
My experience of being a professional mediator in a foreign country inspired me to contact colleagues from around the globe to bring some insight into the importance of culture in dispute resolution. The following is a compilation of my own experiences and the experiences of my colleagues.

The New Era: How Mediation Will Be Vital For Successful Italian Businesses (04/03/05)
Over the last few years, the Italian business community has joined other Europeans in searching for an effective alternative to trial and arbitration. Small, medium-sized, and large Italian companies are beginning to turn their attention to mediation as their first choice when confronted with a dispute. Indeed, it appears that the concept of mediation has set in motion a new era in business for Italians, as well as other European common law countries and civil law countries, where commercial enterprise responds to legislative reform in corporate law.

Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation: differences and similarities from an International and Italian business perspective (08/16/04)
While mediation is a concept widely used in U.S., it has yet to truly benefit the legal community in Italy as a viable means to settle disputes. In Italy, mediation is a concept that is often mistakenly confused with conciliation; although the two methods have similar aspects, they are fundamentally different. To appreciate the differences between arbitration, mediation and conciliation, it is helpful to explain them separately. and to introduce the concept of mediation in the international business arena.

Italian businesses, mediation, could it be? The mediation bridge: An idea becoming reality (11/10/03)
When a “bridge” exists between two countries, an exchange of knowledge, attitudes, and ideas can have positive impact for both countries and can create business for both countries. My vision is to develop a concrete plan for the transfer of the concept of mediation to Italy and to build an ideal mediation “bridge” for the benefit of business communities in both San Diego (US) and Milan (Italy).