Ruth Glick

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RUTH V GLICK is a full time domestic and international arbitrator and mediator whose background as a lawyer, businesswoman and educator augments her dispute resolution skills.  With more than 25 years’ experience as a dispute resolver, she has mediated and arbitrated a wide variety of domestic and international complex business contract and tort, financial, commercial, technology, crypto, venture capital, trade secrets, securities, labor and employment, real estate, health care and medical device disputes.  She is on the Large and Complex Case panel, the National, Commercial and Labor and Employment Arbitration and Mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).


She is associated with the following peer nominated organizations as:  a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FIArb), a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM).  Named yearly as a Northern California Super Lawyer and one of Best Lawyers of Northern California, Ruth is also a past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, a founder of WIDR (Women in Dispute Resolution), and a former liaison to the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.  She currently serves on the Council of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR) where she is co-chair of the Mediation committee, member of the Arbitration and Law and Practice standing committees. She was the 2023 recipient of the CLA’s ADR Distinguished Service Award. For more information regarding her practice and background see