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Terri Lubaroff
Lubaroff Mediation

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1801 Century Park East
24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 245-9932
Fax: (310) 733-1882


Description of Practice

Problems, solved. Terri Lubaroff has developed a reputation for working with clients who need a little extra hand-holding throughout any ADR process. Her mediation style has been described as "velvet glove" because she excels at laying out complex legal and practical considerations in layman's terms, while moving the process forward toward resolution. Ms. Lubaroff's has mediated hundreds of cases, but the majority of her mediation practice involves business disputes in entertainment companies and tech start-ups, personal injury and employment law. A member of the Southern California Mediation Association's Board of Directors, Ms. Lubaroff is a leader in the SoCal mediation community as a speaker and presenter. She also sits on the Arts, Arbitration & Mediation Services Panel of California Lawyers for the Arts and is a member of the the panel at the Agency for Dispute Resolution.

Professional Background

Terri Lubaroff has a diverse background in the legal, entertainment and start-up industries, allowing her a true 360 degree view of potential issues that arise within any conflict or deal. A member of the Florida and California bars, Ms. Lubaroff has worked as a transactional entertainment lawyer, entertainment executive, producer and writer in film, TV and digital. She ran several production companies and worked with studios such as Paramount, Fox and Universal. Terri also founded three internet start-ups, worked as Chief Operating Officer for a comic book company and currently consults for start-up clients needing a problem solver "on call." In 2009, Terri founded Lubaroff Mediation, where has negotiated and mediated hundreds of cases among conflicting parties, including negotiating talent deals and mediating litigated cases for the Los Angeles Superior Court, California Lawyers for the Arts and Agency for Dispute Resolution. Terri currently sits on the board of The Southern California Mediation Association and is a frequent speaker on the topics of mediation and entertainment.


Panel Member, Agency for Dispute Resolution (Present) Panel Member, California Lawyers for the Arts (Present) -Arts, Mediation & Arbitration Services - Paid Panel Mediator for Los Angeles Superior Court (2009-2014): -Party Pay Panel -Random Select Panel Over 250 cases mediated, including General Tort, Personal Injury, Lemon Law, Malicious Prosecution, Uninsured Motorist, Contract,Collections, Employment, IP, Entertainment, Fraud, Premesis Liability, etc. Negotiator -Entertainment Industry Executive Arbitrator -- Personal Injury / Entertainment / Start-Ups -ABA Arbitration Training -California Attorney Fee Arbitration Training


BA, University of Florida; Theatre Performance & Directing; concentration in Political Science JD, University of Florida Levin College of Law


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
Fall 1996    University of Florida Levin College of Law    Mediation / Full Semester
Fall 1996    University of Florida Levin College of Law    Negotiation / Full Semester
2009    Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine Law School    Mediating the Litigated Case / 42 Hours
2010    American Institute of Mediation    Mediating the Non-Litigated Case / 12 Hours
2011    American Bar Association    ABA Arbitration Training Institute / 21 Hours


Terri Lubaroff uses a combination of evaluative and facilitative mediation styles, making a personal connection with each client to ensure positive outcomes.


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Other Information

Available to Travel Worldwide

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Art
  • Autism
  • Automotive
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Cross Cultural
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor - Management
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • LGBT
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Native American
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Technology
  • Trademark
  • Trust Management
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Strategic Planning
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Representational Lawyer

References available upon request.

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