Robert Amador, Esq.

Robert Amador, Esq.


Mr. Amador has four decades of experience as a business and healthcare attorney in Los Angeles. His experience includes transaction, compliance and federal and state litigation both as in-house counsel and outside counsel in private practice representing businesses and individuals. He has arbitrated and mediated numerous complex, multi-million-dollar business and healthcare disputes as advocate and a neutral, including cases involving shareholder, breach of contract and partnership disputes, employment matters, collection disputes, healthcare payor and provider disputes, ERISA and managed care disputes involving surgery centers, IT service providers, multi-state dialysis companies, commercial and non-profit health plans, and provider network agreements.


Business, healthcare, employment, collection and commercial disputes of all kinds, including breach of contract, ERISA, managed care and corporate matters.


  • Arbitrated as neutral and advocate in hundreds of commercial disputes, including disputes regarding trade secrets, business investment, real estate, technology, healthcare, breach of privacy, personal injury, negligence, breach of warranty, defamation, bank foreclosures and guarantees, attorney lien financing, international sales, Internet terms of use agreements, unfair competition, false advertising collections, insurance disputes, and breach of service agreements. Experienced in multiparty and complex cases involving millions of dollars in damages.
  • Arbitrator and mediator, AAA and AHLA; Mediator, U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
  • Member, California Lawyers Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.
  • Respected for well-reasoned and fair cost-effective arbitrations and “rabbit out of the hat” settlements. Experienced as chair of arbitration panels and in virtual arbitrations and mediations.


  • Certified Mediator, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2001
  • Numerous courses and trainings in alternative dispute resolution including: 2022 Third Party Discovery Subpoenas; 2022 Vacation of Awards Under CCP; 2021 ADR Caselaw Review; 2021 Do You Know Where Your Biases Are; 2021 Best Practices and Tips for Virtual Hearings; 2021 Dispositive Motion Practice in Arbitration; 2021 Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility; 2020 40-Hour Mediation Training, Los Angeles, County Bar Association.
  • American College (Chartered Financial Consultant).
  • J.D. , Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA 1979
  • B.A., cum laude, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 1976

Mr. Amador is available throughout Southern California.

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