RUTH V. GLICK
Ruth V. Glick is a full-time domestic and international arbitrator and mediator whose background as a lawyer and businesswoman augments her dispute resolution skills. With over 25 years experience as a dispute resolver, she has mediated and arbitrated a wide variety of domestic and international complex business contract and tort, financial, commercial, technology, venture capital, trade secrets, securities, labor and employment, real estate, health care and medical device disputes. She is on the Large and Complex Case panel, the national commercial and labor and employment arbitration and mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR). She is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM), an IMI Certified Mediator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FIArb), and a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA). A Northern California Super Lawyer, Ruth is also a past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and currently serves as a liaison to the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession. For more information regarding her practice and background, see www.ruthvglick.com
Dana Welch, an arbitrator based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been on the American Arbitration Association’s large and complex commercial case and employment panels since 2002. Currently, she is the co-chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Arbitration Training Institute. She is the past chair of the State Bar of California’s Standing Committee on ADR and the Arbitration Committee of the ABA’s Dispute Resolution section. She is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators as well as of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a panelist with the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. She is a Board member of the newly formed California International Arbitration Council. Previously, she was the General Counsel of Robertson Stephens, a technology-focused investment bank, and a litigation partner at Ropes & Gray. She obtained her JD, Order of the Coif, from Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley.
Constance Yu is a principal of Putterman Landry + Yu LLP. Ms. Yu is an experienced trial lawyer, and focuses her practice on business tort issues, including disputes over complex commercial transactions, banking practices, intellectual property and real property rights, unfair competition, false advertising, and employment matters. She regularly advises and defends companies in threatened enforcement actions, government investigations, and risk management matters. Ms. Yu has represented clients in arbitrations and mediations concerning broker-investor relations, employee stock issuance agreements, partner and joint venture disputes, mortgage lending and securitization agreements, and complex business disputes involving domestic and cross-border transactions. Ms. Yu has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyers from 2011-present and selected as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Northern California by Super Lawyers from 2013–2018. She has been a teacher for Stanford Law School’s Trial Advocacy Program and Federal Practice since 2003.
Ms. Yu serves as the Co-Chair of the Advocacy Committee for the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution, and as a neutral for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ADR Program.