165 North Redwood Drive, 206, San Rafael, CA 94903
Police Liability Law Over the course of her career, Alison has successfully litigated a multitude of cutting-edge cases in administrative, state and federal forums. She is joined on her team by Labor Relations Representative Mark O’Connell (a retired Alameda Police Sergeant and Association leader) , Investigator Jesse Zuniga, (a retired officer from the Tracy and Hayward Police Departments), and a wide variety of subject matter experts in key fields. The daughter of an elementary school teacher, Alison was born and raised in Palo Alto, California. When she is not defending and prosecuting the rights of local public agency employees statewide, Alison resides in San Rafael, California, with her husband and two children, where she enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, and sailing.
1 International Pl, 3700, Boston, MA 02110
Media and First Amendment Law Robert A. Bertsche is devoted to protecting and strengthening his clients’ ability to communicate their content on a wide variety of platforms, including digital, interactive, print, electronic, and social media. As a media and First Amendment lawyer with a national practice, Rob offers counseling and litigation services to clients throughout the United States including magazines, newspapers, book publishers, broadcasters, website operators, bloggers, filmmakers, and advertising and public relations agencies.
402 W Broadway, STE 2400, San Diego, CA 92101
Mediation and Arbitration Judge Bianchini was appointed a Federal Magistrate Judge for The Southern District of California in 1974. After 8 1/2 years of service, he was appointed to the State Court Bench. He retired from the Superior Court in San Diego to pursue his passion for mediation as a full time neutral in 2002. He was later recruited by the Federal Courts in New York as a settlement judge for complex civil litigation and prisoner civil rights matters. During his tenure on both the state and federal benches, Judge Bianchini mediated more than 3,500 cases ranging from simple to multi-issue complex matters. Among his settlements are many multi-million dollar verdicts in complex cases ranging from patent cases to class actions. Judge Bianchini is known to be an advocate for the settlement process while using a warm and caring approach. Many clients praise him for not giving up and truly exploring every avenue for possible settlement. One client said, \"he is a wonderful person, knowledgeable, and an extremely effective mediator.\" Judge Bianchini is a fixed wing pilot with 1500+ hours. He flew in helicopters in Vietnam as a crew member and was awarded the Bronze Star w/Combat \"V\" and 3 Air Medals.
4001 Carmichael Rd, Montgomery, AL 36106, USA
Civil Rights/ Disability Discrimination Law
1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA
Litigation Finance Eric is the Chief Executive Officer of Therium Capital Management\'s U.S. operations. Eric is a seasoned international and commercial litigator. While at Proskauer Rose LLP, he represented governmental and private entities in the U.S., Middle East, China, Europe, and Canada in complex litigations and international commercial arbitrations. Eric also worked for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Justice – including serving in Iraq as Chief Legal Counsel and Associate Deputy to the Regime Crimes Liaison’s Office, where he served as the principal U.S. attorney responsible for advising on all matters of law and procedure in the trial of Saddam Hussein and seven other co-defendants. Eric holds a Masters of Legal Studies with distinction from the University of Oxford, a Juris Doctor cum laude from Cornell Law School, and a Bachelor of Science in communications with a concentration in government from Cornell University.