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Robert L. Fairman, Esq.

Bob Fairman has more than 40 years of trial experience in the Southern California courts. He also has more than two decades of experience as a mediator. He has handled 400+ cases for private parties as well as the Los Angeles Superior Court ADR and Judge Pro-Tem programs and the United States District Court, Central District of California’s ADR program. As a lawyer, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trials as lead or sole counsel. He approaches cases in a focused, efficient manner, working toward a prompt resolution. He recognizes the importance of meeting the needs and goals of the parties to the mediation. He has structured settlements in creative ways, achieving win-win settlements for all sides. Additional information is available on LinkedIn at “Bob Fairman.”



Bob Fairman has successfully resolved a wide range of matters, including business/commercial, employment, personal injury and  property damage, insurance disputes (first and third party coverage questions and bad faith insurance claims – all lines), all types of ERISA matters, professional liability claims (legal and insurance broker/agent matters), construction claims (defects and contract disputes - general and subcontractor claims), and product liability cases. 


B.A., University of Southern California

 J.D., University of Southern California

U.S. District Court, Central District of California ADR program (2013-2015)

Dispute Resolution Service, Inc.: Basic Mediation Training Program (1994); Advanced Mediation Training Program (1996)

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law: Advanced Mediation Practice Program (1999); Overcoming Impasses (2007); Managing the Attorney/Client Dynamic (2007); Mediating Personal Injury Cases (2008); Ethical Quandaries for Court-Connected Mediators (2008); Sharpening Your Mediation & Negotiation Skills (2012)

Los Angeles County Superior Court ADR Committee: LASC Neutral Orientation (2008)



Member, State Bar of California

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (Co-chair, Insurance Programs Committee; Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee)

United States District Courts: Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (AV- Peer Reviewed)

Mr. Fairman is available throughout California

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