Business Mediation

Resolve Business and Commercial Disputes Through Mediation

To business owners and executives, legal disputes are often viewed as time-consuming, stressful and expensive, particularly when they involve litigation. Through business and commercial mediation, attorneys and their clients can resolve litigation and achieve a fair resolution to disputes. And since mediation is not constrained by strict court procedure, it allows for flexible, creative solutions that better meet the needs of all involved parties.

Mankin Mediation Services in Walnut Creek, California, helps lawyers and business clients resolve disputes more efficiently and effectively. Business mediator Peter Mankin has been practicing law, primarily business and real estate law, since 1975. His career thus far has included 40 years as a civil litigator and 25 years as a mediator. This experience has convinced him that mediation is more efficient, economical and effective at resolving disputes than traditional trial or arbitration processes.

A Neutral Third Party Can Help With A Range Of Business Disputes

Through mediation, all parties are directly involved in negotiating a settlement and retain control over the process and outcome. As a neutral third-party mediator, Mr. Mankin facilitates the discussion and negotiation of a mutually acceptable resolution to the dispute. Mr. Mankin approaches every mediation case objectively and professionally, while also treating clients with respect, courtesy and empathy. He will be patient and persistent in the exploration of all possible strategies, with the goal of finding a resolution that is acceptable to all involved parties.

Arrange A Free Mediation Consultation

Even if all parties have yet to agree to mediation, feel free to call Peter Mankin at 925-935-0300 to arrange a free initial consultation. Or, if you prefer, you may send an online message using the contact form on this website. During the initial consultation, Mr. Mankin will discuss the details of the mediation process as well as applicable fees.

Representative Business Disputes Mediated:

  • Contract disputes
  • Intra-family business disputes
  • Partnership disagreements
  • Business dissolution cases
  • Trade secrets
  • Business transfers
  • Financial and securities issues
  • Corporate disputes
  • Fraud
  • Unfair business practices