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Shirish Gupta

Shirish Gupta

JAMS
Mediator/Arbitrator
San Francisco, CA, USA


Shirish Gupta mediates & arbitrates disputes nationwide with JAMS. He has several years of experience as a successful neutral, as well as over a decade and a half of experience as a litigator at top law firms and as a solo practitioner.  Shirish is known for his legal acumen and economic prowess, which makes him particularly adept at diving into complex financial/technical disputes, including patents, securities & accounting, and class actions. Shirish has a high resolution rate and is sought out by Silicon Valley startups, as well as Fortune 500 companies.  In 2014, The Recorder conducted an extensive survey of California attorneys and named Shirish the Best Independent Mediator.

Prior to joining JAMS, Shirish practiced law with Mayer Brown, Howard Rice and Flashpoint Law. 

In 2013, Shirish’s mediation skills were recognized when he was recruited to mediate Superstorm Sandy insurance coverage claims in New York.  At the peak, he was mediating and resolving 4 claims per day.

Shirish is an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings, where he teaches Negotiation and Mediation. He has been active in the majority and diverse bars. Shirish served as President of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, a Director of SABANA and Alternate Regional Governor of NAPABA.

Shirish is the Co-Chair of the California State Bar Council of Sections in 2015-2016 and is a past chair of the California State Bar Solo & Small Firm Section Executive Committee.

When not mediating, Shirish can usually be found on a soccer pitch refereeing AYSO.

Shirish Gupta is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters JAMS Streamlined Arbitration Rules & Procedures (July 1, 2014) - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
California Judicial Reference, JAMS - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Considering Alternatives to Trial: ADR & Mediation (PowerPoint slides) - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Best Predictor of Settlement (July 7, 2015) - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Common Negotiating Mistakes (February 3, 2015) - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Mediation Statements (September 19, 2014) - Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Thursday, January 11, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations - Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations - Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations, Thursday, January 11, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations - Considering Alternatives to Trial: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Mediations, Thursday, January 11, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basic Negotiation Skills 2018, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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