|Full name||Greg David Derin Esq.|
|Address 1||1801 Century Park East|
|Address 2||16th Floor|
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Greg is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, from which he received an A.B. degree with Highest Honors in 1976. Greg received a J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1979, where he was on the editorial board of the California Law Review and was a Charles Mills Gayley Fellow.
University of California, Berkeley , A.B., 1976
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 1979
From 2004-2012, Greg assisted Professor Frank Sander and Washington, D.C. mediators Linda Singer and Michael Lewis in teaching the prestigious "Mediation Workshop" at the Harvard Negotiation Institute. Greg is a Past Chair of the California State Bar's Standing Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, the California and National Academies of Distinguished Neutrals, the American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals (AAA), and the Arbitration Panels of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) , the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA), and the Mediation and Arbitration Panels of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Greg was named as a "Power Mediator" by The Hollywood Reporter in its list of the mediators to whom the entertainment community turns to resolve disputes. He has been recognized annually since 2006 as a SuperLawyer in the fields of ADR, Intellectual Property Litigation and Entertainment and Sports Law. Based upon the review of his peers, Greg has achieved an AV rating in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory.
Greg has received mediation and arbitration training through highly respected programs including the Harvard Law School "Mediation Workshop," Pepperdine University School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Ken Cloke's Center for Dispute Resolution, The Center for Dispute Settlement in Washington, D.C., Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the International Academy of Mediators, the Section of Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Independent Film and Television Alliance.
In 1979, Greg joined the law firm of Dern, Mason, Swerdlow and Floum, where he practiced for ten years, becoming the Managing Partner of the firm's litigation department. Upon the dissolution of Dern, Mason in 1989, he became a founding member of Del, Rubel, Shaw, Mason & Derin, where he remained until opening his own office in 1997.
Greg is experienced in all phases of litigation, having handled matters before federal and/or state trial or appellate courts in California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming, and before the American Arbitration Association, California Labor Commissioner, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the Major League Baseball Players' Association, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, California State Water Resources Control Board, and the National Association of Securities Dealers.
Greg has litigated matters in diverse substantive areas, concentrating on entertainment and intellectual property, breach of contract, real estate, labor and employment, corporate and partnership, product liability and general business disputes. He serves as principal outside litigation counsel to a major talent agency, was lead local counsel in Southern California to a Fortune 500 company in connection with a series of product liability matters involving a medical device, and has tried cases as varied as a class action concerning a real estate development, a multi-million dollar construction defect matter, and talent agency disputes.
He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.
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