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Richard Lutringer

New York Office
45 Rockefeller Plaza
Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
California Office
777 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 200
Palm Springs, CA 92262


Richard Lutringer spends several weeks each month in each of his offices. He mediates both family and commercial disputes, including those arising out of the organization, operation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures.He has successfully mediated employment,probate, real estate and family business disputes. He also mediates divorce and custody matters.

Mediator of disputes involving commercial, real estate, inheritance, probate and business divorce, business owner exits, family business succession and sibling management issues. Marital divorce involving complex business assets. Previously served as law firm partner with major international law firms.

ADR Experience

Mr. Lutringer is certified as a commercial mediator and/or on the Panel of Mediators of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), the International Mediation Institute (IMI), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) and the National Association of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN), as well as the rosters of several state and federal courts.


Richard helps parties resolve disputes using appropriate tools of a facilitative mediator with substantive experience, including reality testing and in depth caucus with each party as to their legal position and underlying interests. In pre-mediation meetings with each side he will familiarize himself with the positions and interests of each party.He occasionally uses mediator proposals to bridge gaps when faced with an impasse.


A.B. College of William & Mary
J.D. Cornell University Law School
M.C.L University of Chicago Law School
Over 300 hours of advanced dispute resolution training and family business advising (FFI)

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Art
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • Franchise
  • HOA
  • International
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Civil
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Partnership
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Technology
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Conflict Coach
  • Counselor
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Information on fees is available on request.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • SCMA - S. California Mediation Assoc.
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • MBB - Mediators Beyond Borders
  • CEDR - Centre for Effective DR
  • CPR - Intl. Inst. for Conflict Resolution
  • NADN - Nat. Acad. of Distinguished Neutrals
  • IMI - International Mediation Institute

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