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Mary A Lau

Education:

  • J.D., with honors, Florida State University, College of Law (1976)
  • B.A., Magna cum laude, Michigan State University (1974)

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

COURTS OF AUTHORIZED PRACTICE:

  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • All Florida State Courts

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Certified for mediations United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Duke University Private Adjudication Center-registered arbitrator
  • Northwestern University School of Law Claims Resolution Process-registered arbitrator
  • Martindale-Hubble; AVR Rating, Preeminent Lawyers and Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America for Labor and Employment and Alternative Dispute Resolution

PUBLICATIONS AND SEMINARS:

  • Over 700 mediation conferences in Federal Court cases since 1998
  • Employment Law mediation and arbitration, including arbitration of class member employment claims in arbitration programs implemented in settlement of Merrill-Lynch and Smith Barney class actions
  • Contract dispute mediation and arbitration
  • Commercial litigation mediation and arbitration
  • ADA Title III premises litigation mediation and arbitration

EMPLOYMENT:

  • Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley & McCreadie (1986 - Present)
  • Holland & Knight (1976 - 1986)