• “Civility, Ethics, Strategy and Sanity in an Uncivil Time”, Speaker, Bar Association of San Francisco, December 11, 2019 (San Francisco, CA)
  • “The Clients’ Perspective: Improving Mediation Practice and Results”, Speaker, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, April 12, 2019 (Minneapolis, MN)
  • “Mediating IP Disputes: Challenges and Opportunities of Early Dispute Resolution Initiatives”, Speaker, Contra Costa County Bar Association, January 16, 2019 (Walnut Creek, CA)
  • "Mediation of Patent Disputes", Speaker, Patent Dispute Forum - 2018, April 18, 2018, The Rosewood (Menlo Park)
  • "Settling Disputes with the Behavioral Sciences", 23rd Annual Contra Costa Bar Association MCLE Spectacular, November 17, 2017 (Walnut Creek)
  • "Managing the Crisis Event", Speaker, Assoc. of Business Trial Lawyer's 44th Annual Seminar, Friday, October 6, 2017 (La Costa, California)
  • Practical Mediation Strategies: Lessons from the Behavioral Sciences,” Plenary Speaker, FDCC Annual Meeting, July 26, 2017 (Montreux, Switzerland)
  • "The Best Defense Can Be A Great Offense," Speaker, Patent Dispute Forum North—2017, April 18, 2017, The Rosewood (Menlo Park, CA)
  • "How to Make Your Mediation Advocacy More Effective," Speaker, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Spring Meeting, April 21, 2017 (San Francisco, CA)
  • "Shaping the Future of Dispute Resolution," Speaker, Global Pound Conference, San Francisco, February 24, 2017
  • "Employment Arbitration: New Realities & Practical Strategies," Bar Association of San Francisco, October 4, 2016
  • "Arbitrating in 2016: New Cases, Rules, Challenges and Opportunities," Speaker / Moderator, Judicate West Program, January 28, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA)
  • "Resolving Disputes with Companies from Asia: What is the Best Approach," Speaker, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Program, January 22, 2016 (San Francisco, CA).
  • “The General Counsel as Strategic Advisor and Reality Check: How to Spot and Manage the Reality Distortion Field”, 2012 Chief Legal Officers Leadership Forum (May 2012, San Francisco)
  • “The GC’s Perspective on Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cost Effective, Innovative & Efficient Strategies", JAMS ADR Program (May 2012, San Francisco)
  • “The Untapped Potential of Early Mediation Programs”, 8th Corporate Counsel Exchange (October 2011, Los Angeles)
  • “The Real Value Proposition: Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Effective Dispute Resolution”, 2009 Corporate Counsel Leadership Forum (May 2009, San Francisco)

About Mark LeHocky

First appointed as a mediator for the federal courts in 1999, Mark’s nationwide mediation practice includes state and federal actions involving:

  • Intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets)
  • Employment (class and individual cases)
  • Consumer (class and individual cases)
  • Commercial, antitrust and contract actions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Business acquisition and dissolution disputes
  • Insurance coverage, claims and related fee disputes

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