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 commercial 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
Mr. Amador started his career as a
business and litigation associate at two
major Los Angeles business law firms.
He served as Associate General Counsel
and V.P. at a publicly-traded industrial
conglomerate, Whittaker Corporation
and as V.P. and Chief Legal Counsel of a
subsidiary of a major multi-line publicly
traded insurance company owned
by Travelers Insurance Company. He
prepared and negotiated commercial
agreements and provider agreements
nationwide and managed the legal
He also served as Associate General
Counsel and V.P. of a publicly-traded,
multi-state HMO company, where he
managed litigation nationwide.
Mr. Amador has litigated in state and
federal court, including jury trials. He
has mediated and arbitrated over a
hundred cases as a neutral and as an
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Certified Mediator, Strauss Institute
for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2001
Numerous courses and trainings
in alternative dispute resolution. Member of national neutral panels.
Mediator Panel, United States District Court Central District of California.
Member, California Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Member, State Bar CLA Litigation Committee, ADR Subcommittee.
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.