Jim Mayer has extensive practical and legal experience in this area. As a senior partner with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman LLP for over thirty years, he represented a wide variety of clients in numerous transactions. These ranged from individuals, partnerships and start-up companies to multi-billion-dollar international corporations.Read More
This is one of the areas where Jim Mayer brings a unique perspective among mediators from his decades of practical experience with these issues. He was a senior partner with a law firm that was noted for its representation of individual entrepreneurs who went through the various stages and challenges to become successful businesses.Read More
Mediation has developed into major resource for resolving real estate disputes. There are at least two reasons for this. If a dollar amount is involved, it is often too large for a small claims court and too small for the parties to prepare for and go through the time and expense for a full trial.Read More
Employment mediation is one of the most efficient methods available for settling disputes in the workplace. Whether issues arise between co-workers, or employees and employers, mediation brings parties together to explore the various solutions and settle disputes affordably and effectively. Disputes in the workplace have a way of affecting the entire organization.Read More
Dispute involving probate estates and trusts frequently are marked by sincere and deep emotional issues. The loss of a family member can open underlying wounds, whether logical or simply perceived (and perceived can be very real). The approach in these cases must be particularly tailored to the participants.Read More
Jim Mayer began his mediation career with the Bates-Edwards Group when that firm opened its San Diego office. Bates-Edwards was one of foremost mediation firms on the West Coast. They were particularly known for their expertise in resolving personal injury suits and dealing with insurance coverage issues.