Peter L. Weinberger, Esq.

Peter L. Weinberger, Esq.

Mediator / Discovery Referee

Peter L. Weinberger brings three decades of experience as a litigator, and more recently, as a mediator. His background includes a wide variety of cases including personal injury, real estate, habitability, insurance coverage, employment, entertainment and all variety of business disputes.

Mr. Weinberger has represented large and small businesses. He has been both insurance defense panel counsel and represented individuals in numerous tort claims. He has been class counsel in class action litigation. He has also acted as coverage counsel for both insurers and policy holders.

Having been on "both sides of the table", Mr. Weinberger is particularly well suited to mediation. He can honestly state to counsel that he has "sat in their chair". This experience gives him an objective perspective on cases and an ability to bring the parties together into settlement. That is why he settles over 90% of his cases.


ORGANIZATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association; Executive Committee, Solo and Small Firms Section
  • Board member, San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc.
  • Member, Rotary Club of Los Angeles.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Habitability, Real Estate, Business Disputes, Employment, Insurance Coverage, Entertainment and Probate

CONFLICT RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE

Peter Weinberger has mediated or arbitrated cases both in State and Federal courts. He was a volunteer arbitrator/mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court prior to the program being shut down following the state budget crisis. As a litigator, Mr. Weinberger has participated in mediations in nearly every practice area.

PUBLISHED DECISIONS

  • De Dios v. International Realty & Investments, 641 F.3d 1071 (9 th Cir. 2011)
  • Henrichs v. Valley View Development, 474 F.3d 609 (9 th Cir. 2007)
  • Harris v. King (1998) 60 Cal.App.4 th 1185


EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, 1991; Deans List, 1988-89, 1989-90 and 1990-91; Academic Merit Scholarship
  • A.B. in Political Science, 1987, University of California, Los Angeles; Deans List, Chancellor's Marshall
  • Pepperdine Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution 2018: STAR: A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies
  • American Arbitration Association, 2016-2018: Numerous continuing education programs pertaining to Alternative Dispute Resolution



Mr. Weinberger is available throughout California.

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