Richard Lutringer
Offices of Richard Lutringer

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Locations in New York and California

917 830 7966
Fax: 917 830 7966


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified

New York Office
45 Rockefeller Plaza
Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
California Office
777 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 200
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Richard Lutringer spends several weeks each month in each of his offices. He mediates both family and commercial disputes, including those arising out of the organization, operation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures.He has successfully mediated employment,probate, real estate and family business disputes. He also mediates divorce and custody matters.

Professional Background

Richard, as a lawyer, represented both privately held enterprises and major corporations, negotiated acquisitions and mergers, as well as the formation and dissolution of domestic and international joint ventures and strategic alliances, and corporate and financial transactions. In addition to mediating commercial matters, Richard also mediates marital divorce and family business matters.


Mr. Lutringer is certified as a commercial mediator and/or on the Panel of Mediators of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), the International Mediation Institute (IMI), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) and the National Association of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN), as well as the rosters of several state and federal courts. Although not a member of the California bar, he is permitted by California law to mediate any type of litigated or non-litigated dispute in the state.


A.B. College of William & Mary
J.D. Cornell University Law School
M.C.L University of Chicago Law School


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2006    Quinnipiac/U. of CT.    Mediation Skills Training / 40 hours
2006-2008    ACR/AAA Advanced Commercial Mediation Institute    Advanced Comm. Med. Institute/43.5 hours
2007    Int. Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)    Advanced Mediation Training /17.5 hours
2007    Lombard Mennonite Peace Center    Mediation Skills Training /36 hours
2009    Center for Mediation and Law    Mediation Intensive Training /40 hours
2007-2011    NY Unified Court System    CDRCP Advanced Mediation Training / 18 hours
2010-2011    Center for Mediation and Law    Various Advanced Trainings / 35 hours
2012-2016    See detailed resume    200+ hours of training


Mr. Lutringer acts primarily as a facilitator to help parties find a mutually beneficial resolution to their dispute, often using reality testing with each party as to the strength of their legal position. In pre-mediation meetings with each side Mr. Lutringer will familiarize himself with the positions and interests of each party.He occasionally uses mediator proposals when faced with an impasse.


Information on fees is available on request.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (12 mediated)
  • Business (60 mediated)
  • Civil (general) (60 mediated)
  • Commercial (55 mediated)
  • Community (30 mediated)
  • Contracts (35 mediated)
  • Cross Cultural (10 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC (5 mediated)
  • Elder
  • Employment (8 mediated)
  • International (10 mediated)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership (6 mediated)
  • Probate (6 mediated)
  • Professional Fees (8 mediated)
  • Real Estate (8 mediated)
  • Securities (3 mediated)
  • Sexual Harrassment (3 mediated)
  • Technology (5 mediated)
  • Workplace (8 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Systems Designer
  • Counselor
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.