Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Epp, Daniel
Firm Name:
Address:
Law Offices of Daniel L. Epp
1490 S. Camino Real #202
Palm Springs CA 92264
 Phone:
 Fax:
Email:
Website:
415-577-4678
702-975-2135
eppdan@gmail.com
www.LinkedIn.co m/DeppLaw
BAR Number:
206413
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

Riverside County Community Action Program - Riverside County Courts Mediation | Mediation | 2018-04-16 | ~Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Mediation | 2019-09-02 | ~

  Remote Services:
This arbitrator / mediator offers their services remotely (over phone/video conferencing technology).
Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Contract
  • Elder / Dependent Abuse
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord Tenant / Neighborhood
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Public Agency
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Wills / Trusts
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

n/a

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 10%

Defendant Representation: 90%

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

LAW OFFICES OF DANIEL EPP (September 2001 to present) (San Francisco, Los Angeles and Palm Springs, CA). Representing and advising individuals and organizations in employee and labor relations matters, including sexual harassment, discrimination, wage & hour, executive contracts, performance management, terminations, reductions in force, union arbitration, mediation, immigration, policy and handbooks, and workplace training. RIVERSIDE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP (April 2018 to present) Riverside County, CA. Mediator for lawsuits filed in Riverside County. Cases have included landlord/tenant, auto accident, building contractor/customer, homeowners association, malpractice, lending, family disputes, wages and fees, and business/consumer. Responsible for pre-trial settlement negotiations and agreements on tight deadlines. 062 SALON (2012-2015) Goiania, Goias, Brazil; and Los Angeles, CA. Business Developer for hair salon project in Brazil and California. MANAGEMENT TRAINER (2005-2007) Primarily in San Francisco Bay Area and Broward County, FL. Corporate Trainer for San-Francisco-based Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, educating supervisors in LGBT relations and management. ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL, INC. (2000-2001) Corporate Headquarters, Menlo Park, CA. Associate Counsel at this Fortune 500 professional placement firm, responsible for 95 field offices in U.S. and Canada. • Proactive legal and human resources counseling and direction in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. • Independently responded to high daily volume of time-sensitive inquiries from top-level managers, including investigations and all disciplinary actions. • Advised on sexual harassment, discrimination, disability, leave laws, and compensation issues. • Managed administrative charges and lawsuits, including confidentiality and non-compete disputes. STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1999-2000) Palo Alto, CA. Employee Relations Specialist and Human Resources Representative. • Investigated claims of harassment and discrimination. Performance management and discipline. • Developed expertise in staff program presentations, salary setting, job classification. LAW OFFICES OF DANIEL EPP (1998-1999) Houston, TX. Represented grocery chain and retail client in employment, safety and insurance matters. Achieved attorney-mediator certification including course work and case training experience. ATLANTIC RICHFIELD COMPANY (ARCO) (1991-1997) Houston and Dallas, TX Senior Attorney, serving business units in California, South and Southwest U.S. and Indonesia. • Provided daily counsel to supervisors and HR professionals in union and non-union workplaces. • Investigated complaints of wrongdoing, including discrimination, harassment and whistle blowing. • Successfully represented company in labor grievances, arbitrations and unemployment appeals. • Implemented and managed policies on criminal law compliance, insider trading, conflicts of interest. • Trained managers and employees in subjects such as discrimination, harassment, drugs and alcohol, investigation techniques, performance management and disability laws. • Managed litigation, negotiated settlements and represented company in mediations. • Selected and supervised outside counsel. • Negotiated variety of contracts, including personnel, software development and licensing, building and equipment leases, energy marketing and transportation. GARDERE & WYNNE (1990-1991) Attorney in employment law section of 200-attorney firm. SPENCER FANE BRITT & BROWNE (1988-1990) Attorney in labor and employment law section of 90-attorney firm. WTTW (1987-1988) Chicago, IL. Legal intern at public television station. OMAHA WORLD-HERALD (1983-1985) Omaha, NE. Editor at state’s largest daily newspaper PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES (1982) Tokyo, Japan. Intern for U.S. newspaper serving Far East.

Educational Background:

Northwestern University School of Law - Chicago, IL - JD 1988 University of Nebraska-Lincoln - BA 1982

ADR Training:

Mediate.com | Basic Mediation Training | 40 | 2019-01-15 | ~Southern California Mediation Association | Employment Mediation Institute | 4 | 2018-05-19 | ~Southern California Mediation Association | Annual Conference | 6 | 2019-11-02 | ~Attorney Mediators Institute | Basic Mediation Training | 40 | 1998-06-20 | ~

Professional Licenses:

Arbitration Approach:

Seeking first to understand. Listening and relating to each party. Patience but also providing structure. Building trust. Crafting settlements tailored to needs of both parties. Finding win-win solutions. Avoiding assumptions and judgments. Maintaining positive tone and being tenacious in pursuing settlement.

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DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided by the mediator and has not been independently verified by the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. The Court provides this list of mediators as a public service. The Court does not endorse, recommend, or make any warranty pertaining to the qualifications or competency of any provider on this list. Inclusion on the list is based on the representations of the mediator. The Court assumes no responsibility of liability for any act or omission of any mediator on the list.