David Laufer, Esq., is the founder of Dispudiate® ADR Services. Mr. Laufer most recently served as general counsel of a public company where he was in charge of all insurance matters, risk management, regulatory compliance and litigation. While a senior partner in a large California law firm he served on the audit, compensation and risk management committees as an independent director of a public company. His ADR Practice focuses on litigation and arbitration involving insurance coverage, franchise claims, manufacturer, distributor, licensor, licensee litigation and buyer breach of warranty claims against sellers of businesses. He graduated from Loyola University School of Law (Los Angeles) and has practice law in California since 1968. He teaches “Current Legal Mediation Practice Issues for Lawyers and Mediators” at UCSB.