Publications and Presentations


Book Chapters:

"Ethics in Contractual Arbitration," A Litigator's Guide to Effective Use of ADR in California, CEB 2005

"Arbitrator Ethics and Disclosure"California ADR Practice Guide-Matthew Bender, Lexis Nexis 2004

"Appointment Disclosures and Disqualification of Neutral Arbitrators," A Guide to Best Practices For Commercial Arbitrators, College of Commercial Arbitrators, 2005 (co-author)


"Social Media Revisited: A New Look at Arbitration Disclosure in the Age of Interconnectivity", by Gary Benton and Ruth V. Glick, ABA, DR Section E-Newsletter, April 2018

"Guided Decision Making: Promoting Settlement During Arbitration", NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall 2015, Vol 8, No. 2

"Effective Advocacy and Efficiency in Commercial Arbitration", The Woman Advocate, ABA, Section of Litigation, Winter 2013, Vol. 18, No. 2

"Arbitrator Disclosure in the Internet Age", by Ruth V. Glick and Laura J. Stipanowich, Dispute Resolution Journal, American Arbitration Association, February-April 2012

"Was That Mediation or Arbitration? Two New California Cases Beg The Question Again", Business Law News, State Bar Of California, Issue 3, 2006

"Was it Mediation or Arbitration?  Be Sure Everyone is on the Same Page", Business Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 2, 2006

Case Law Commentaries, California Civil Litigation Reporter, Volume 27/Number 4 August 2005

"New Advice for Arbitrators:  Disclose, Disclose, Disclose", SF Daily J, 11/26/04

"California Arbitration Reform The Aftermath", 38 U.S.F. L. Rev. 119 (2003)

"Arbitrator Disclosure: Recommendation for a New UAA Statute", 13 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 89, (1997)


"Disclosure: The Cornerstone of Integrity and Fairness in Arbitration", The Neutral Corner, FINRA 2011

"Practice Tips for Arbitrator Disclosure" The Neutral Corner, NASD Feb. 2005

"Should CA Ethics Rules Be Adopted Nationwide?"
, ABA Dispute Resolution Journal Fall/02

"Enforcement of Arbitration Contracts: Unconscionability Defense," California Litigation, 12/99

"Revisiting Unconscionability in Consumer Arbitration Contracts in California", ABA 5/1/99

"Write It Down" Lack of Reasoned Opinion Supports Vacating Award, SF Daily J 10/29/98


•"Settlement Facilitation in the Course of Arbitration", ABA DR Section Annual Conference, April 11, 2024, San Diego
•"Women in Arbitration, California Stories", March 11, 2024, California International Arbitration Week, San Francisco
•"Is There a Role for Arbitrators in Settlement?" CLA Webinar, October 5, 2023
•"International Commercial Arbitration in Philippines and California: A Meeting of the Minds", Webinar, Cal/Arb, July 27, 2023
•"Mediation and Settlement Facilitation in the Course of Arbitration: Perspectives from the U.S., Asia and Latin America", Webinar, California Lawyers Association, March 17, 2023
•"An International Arbitration Primer: Why Arbitrate International Disputes?", Webinar, California Lawyers Association, Moderator and Panelist, February 22, 2022
•"Arbitrating and Mediating in the New Normal: Lessons Learned & Best Practices for Litigators", California Lawyers Association Webinar, October 26, 2020
•"Mediator-Litigator Dialogue: What do Litigators and Mediators Expect of Each Other?", California Lawyers Association, Litigation and Appellate Summit Webinar, October 20, 2020, Moderator
•"Arbitrating Domestic and International Life Sciences Disputes: Differences and Complexities", AAA-ICDR Webinar, October 8, 2020, Moderator
•"How Arbitrators Think and How To Make Them Think Better of You and Your Case", California Lawyers Association (CLA), July 22, 2020
•"International Arbitration Practice: Perspectives From the Field", Stanford Law School, March 7, 2019
•"Dispelling Myths About Arbitration" Webinar, American Bar Association, February 22, 2019
•"Tips for Success and Pitfalls to Avoid in Arbitration" Webinar, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), Feb. 8, 2019
•"Master Mediators: Effective Techniques and Strategies to Maximize Settlement at Mediation", California Litigation Summit, October 5, 2018, San Francisco, CA
•"The Shape of Things: Women in Dispute Resolution", California Women Lawyers and American Arbitration Association, October 4, 2018, San Francisco, CA
•"How to Improve Mediation Advocacy in Employment Mediation", American Bar Association and San Francisco Bar Association, June 7, 2018
•"Hot Topics in Arbitration, New Opportunities, New Challenges", California State Bar Litigation Summit, October 13, 2017, San Francisco
•"Avoiding Pitfalls in Drafting Arbitration Awards", Webinar, July 25, 2017, American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
•"Ten Essential Tips to Succeed in ADR, Mediation Arbitration & More", Webinar, May 26, 2017 sponsored by the American Arbitration Association
•"Third Party Funding: What Arbitrators Need to Know", ABA, Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, April 20, 2016, San Francisco
•Global Pound Conference, San Francisco, February 24, 2017, Moderator
•"Arbitration and Mediation in Cross Border Disputes: Possibilities and Limitations", Pepperdine School of Law, February 10, 2017
•"Making Arbitration Great Again", ABA, Litigation Section Webinar, January 24, 2017
•"Ten Essential Tips for Success in ADR to Build Your Practice", Webinar sponsored by ABA Women Rainmakers and Women in Dispute Resolution, August 10, 2016
•"Employment Mediation: A View Behind the Curtain", Webinar, October 21, 2015 ABA, sponsored by Sections of Labor and Employment and Dispute Resolution
•"How to Become an Arbitrator", Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) CLE Expo, October 5, 2015, San Diego, CA
•"Linked In- Conflicted Out -Arbitrator Disclosure in the Internet Age", ABA, DR Section Annual Meeting, Seattle, 2015
•"Appropriate Relationship Between Arbitration, Mediation and Settlement-Creating a More Coordinated, Cooperative Dispute Resolution Process", ABA, DR Section Annual Meeting, Seattle, 2015
•"When Arbitrator Disclosure Meets Social Media: New Obligations in the Internet Age", American Arbitration Association sponsored Webinar, December 10, 2014
•"Mock Mediation" Moderator and panelist, ABA Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 2014
•"Stories Mediators Tell: The Good, The Bad, The Ideal", American Arbitration Association, San Francisco, October 2014
•"New Ethics Standards for Neutral Arbitrators", California State Bar Annual Meeting, San Diego, September 2014
•"Effective Use of Mediation: A View From In-House Counsel", California State Bar, Litigation Section, San Francisco, March 2013, Los Angeles, May, 2014
•"Personal Branding & Social Media Marketing for ADR Success", co-panelist, ABA webinar, February 27, 2014
•"Preventing the Runaway Arbitration: From Drafting the Contract Through the Award", ABA Annual Meeting, S.F., August 9, 2013
•"Preventing the Runaway Arbitration: From Drafting the Contract Through the Award", ABA Annual Meeting, S.F., August 9, 2013
•"Women Advocates and Dispute Resolvers: Strategies for Success", ABA Annual Meeting, S.F., August 8, 2013
•"Mediator Selection: What Goes Into It?", The Mediation Society, S.F., June 6, 2013
•"Women in Dispute Resolution: Challenges and Strategies", ABA, Dispute Resolution Section, Chicago, IL, April 5, 2013
•"Dealing with Difficult People in Mediation", The Mediation Society, February 15, 2012
•"Managing Your First Arbitration", DePaul Law School, Chicago, IL, 2011 sponsored by AAA, CCA, JAMS, ABA
•"Best Practices: How to Reduce Time and Cost of Commercial Arbitration", Litigation Section, State Bar of California, Sacramento, CA 2011
•"Protocols for Expeditious, Cost-Effective Commercial Arbitration" ABA, Atlanta, February, 2011
•"Mediation: Prepare, Present and Produce the Best Results for Your Client" CA State Bar, Monterey, CA, September 24, 2010
•"Update Your ADR IQ: ADR Options and Acronyms", CA State Bar, Monterey, CA, September 23, 2010
•"Analyze This and Do It Ethically", ABA Dispute Resolution Conference, SF, CA, April 9, 2010
•"Rules of the Road: How to Navigate Legal Land Mines of Mediation", ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, July 31, 2009
•"Getting to... Successful Arbitration & Mediation", California Women Lawyers Annual Meeting, Half Moon Bay, CA June 5, 2009
•Moderator, "Current Mediation Trends, Strategies and Techniques", The Mediation Society Education Day 2008
•"When Should Counsel Reject a Mediator or Arbitrator?", San Mateo Bar Association, Nov. 2007
•"Discuss it with the Mediator Roundtable", Employment Law Section 25th Annual Meeting, State Bar of California, Oct. 2007
•"The Ultimate ADR Update", State Bar of California annual meeting, Anaheim 2007
•"Mediation for the Non-Litigator", State Bar of California annual meeting, Anaheim 2007
•ADR Happenings, State Bar of California, Monterey, 2006
•The Bulletproof Award, ABA, Atlanta, 2006
•Med-Arb: Practical Panacea or Ethical Sandtrap, CA BAR, Santa Monica 2006, Section Education Institute
•ADR Happenings, State Bar of California, San Diego, 2005
•Mediation and Arbitration Practice: Skills for the Successful Advocate, CEB(Continuing Education of the Bar),Los Angeles and San Francisco, May 2005
•Best Practices in Advocacy to Maximize Potential Gains in Mediation, ABA, Los Angeles, April 2005
•The New Commercial Arbitrator Code of Ethics, Treasuring the Minefield, ABA, Los Angeles, April 2005
•Arbitrator Disclosure Workshop,
AAA & BASF, San Francisco, Feb 2005
•ADR Happenings, State Bar of California
, Monterey 8/2004
•Arbitration Policy Panels, CDRC San Francisco 2003, Los Angeles 2004
•The Ten Worst Mistakes Lawyers Make in Arbitration, American Arbitration Association:2002/03/04
•What You Must Know About New ADR Ethics Rules, Santa Clara Bar Assoc, June 3, 2003
•Arbitration: Theory v. Reality, American Bar Association, San Francisco, May 16, 2003
•Anatomy of an Arbitration, American Bar Association, San Antonio, March 20, 2003
•Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills, American Bar Association, San Francisco, December 2002
•ADR at the Crossroads, Santa Clara Bar Assoc., Dec. 11, 2001
•Drafting ADR Clauses - For Better or Worse, CA Bar Real Property Retreat, San Diego 4/00
•Evolving Issues in Arbitration and Mediation, Lawyers Club of S. F. Am. Inn of Court, 4/00
•Women in ADR, ADR Section Meeting of American Bar Association, April, 2000, San Francisco
•How to Represent a Client in Mediation, Santa Clara Bar Assoc. June 23, 1999
•ADR in the New Millennium, Consumer ADR issues, American Bar Association Boston, April 1999
•The Arbitration Award, Bar Association of San Francisco, - September 14, 1998
•Raising the Curtain on ADR Changes, Santa Clara Bar Association, June 30, 1998
•ADR - How to Use It to Your Advantage, ALI/American Bar Association Course of Study-March 1998

Tel:(650) 344-2144 | Fax:(650) 344-2522