User details
ID 974046757 Email address
Status Active
Gender Female
Pdf pdf/Rebecca-Callahan.pdf
Photo photos/Rebecca-Callahan.jpg
Web folder rebecca-callahan
Contact information
First name Rebecca Last name Callahan
Full name Rebecca Callahan
Corporation Callahan Dispute Resolution
Address 1 5120 Campus Drive
City Newport Beach
ZIP Code 92660
State California
Phone (949) 260-8888 Fax (949) 260-9999
CC name Janice Ho - Web Emails only CC email
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 1,2,11,7
  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, B.A.
  • Pepperdine University School of Law / Straus Institute, LL.M. in Dispute Resolution
  • American College of E-Neutrals, Fellow
  • College of Commercial Arbitrators, Fellow
  • California Court of Appeal/Second District, Panel Mediator
  • Orange County Bar Association
    Director 2014-2016
    ADR Section, Seminar Chair 2013-2015
    ADR Section, Chair 2013
  • National Academy of Distinguishes Neutrals, Arbitration and Mediation Panels
  • Pepperdine / Straus American Inn of Court for Dispute Resolution
    Founding Member 2017
  • Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court, Past President
  • United States District Court, Panel Mediator

Ms. Callahan is a 30-year, AV rated attorney who has practiced in Orange County, California her entire career, and handled complex business litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout California and many out-of-state jurisdictions. This experience covered a broad spectrum of industries and subject matters – including business/commercial contracts, commercial lending, commercial leasing, equipment leasing, intellectual property, purchase and sale of businesses, partnership dissolution, financial elder abuse, employer / employee relations, franchisor-franchisee relations, real property purchase, sale and development disputes, and probate and wills and trusts disputes.

For the past 20 years, Ms. Callahan has been engaged in alternative dispute resolution work as a mediator, arbitrator, settlement advisor and arbitration consultant. She has been in the ADR trenches and knows how to put theory into practice. In this regard, Ms. Callahan is known for her advance preparation, creative thinking, high energy, and collaborative style, as well as her ability to bring difficult disputes to a close in an efficient, economic, thoughtful and fair manner. She is a member of the Commercial Arbitration and Mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association, including the Large Complex Case Panel, and has served as arbitrator in dozens of matters and as mediator in hundreds of matters. For more information, please see Ms. Callahan’s Case Summaries posted on her website.

Ms. Callahan is a recognized expert in the field of dispute resolution. She teaches Arbitration and Mediation as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine School of Law / Straus Institute, and is also on the Faculty of the American Arbitration Association University where she presents skills training courses on various arbitration and mediation topics. Additionally, Ms. Callahan speaks, writes and contributes to various advanced-topic book publications, workshops and projects aimed at advancing awareness and understanding of the many alternatives to litigation available to parties in a civil dispute.

For a PDF of Ms. Callahan's CV and Case Summaries, please visit her website at

ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 2005


  • $450 per hour for hearing, deliberation and award/order writing
  • $250 per hour for "study" time, which is limited to review/analysis of briefs, pleadings and submitted documents
  • 45-day cancellation fee: $2,500 for each day reserved
  • No charge for travel time
  • Trael costs as budgeted and agreed to in advance / as actually incurred


  • Half Day - $2,500 (up to 5 hours)
  • Full Day - $4,500 (up to 10 hours)
  • $450 per hour for extended session time
  • No charge for travel time
  • Travel costs as budgeted and agreed to in advance / as actually incurred


Dispute areas 9,10,12,15,16,19,20,27,28,33,34,35,38,43,59,61,66,69,72,75,78,84,85,88,89
Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Jan 17 2019
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled No
Latitude 33.666765
Longitude -117.8558458
GoogleMaps accuracy ROOFTOP