Harvard Law School (JD, cum laude-1980), University of Pennsylvania (MA-1973), University of California at Irvine (BA-1971).

Extensive professional training in Arbitration and Mediation, ranging from matriculating in the Singapore International Arbitration Academy (November-December, 2013) to attending the Straus Institute week-long intensive course “Mediating the Litigated Action” (1998).


Professional Affiliations

Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators since 2011. Board of Directors member, 2020-23. Editor and Contributing Author, CCA Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration (fourth edition, 2017).

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, since 2014.

Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators, since 2002.

Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, since 2017.

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Professional Recognition

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, ADR section, since 2008.

Named Best Lawyer Magazine’s 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Mediation for the San Jose, California region for 2013 and for the Los Angeles, California region for 2021.

AV rated attorney (since the mid-1980s).


Legal Career

Partner, McCauley & Associates 1990-present; Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, 1987-90, Associate, 1983-87; Associate, Tuttle & Taylor, 1980-83.

Former Resident Professor of ADR and Chair of the Arbitration Program, Creighton University Law School, 2011-13; Adjunct Professor, Creighton Law School, 2010; UMKC Law School, 2009, 2010, 2019, 2020 and 2021; University of Kansas Law School, 2021; Pepperdine Law School, spring and fall semesters, 2007; Loyola Law School, 1997-02.