Professional Details

Marc Alan Fong, Esq.
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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2161 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
510 748 6800 x107
Fax: 510-748-6822


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Marc regularly receives mediation assignments through private referrals, the San Francisco Bay Area Superior Courts, the United States District Court, the California Courts of Appeal, the EEOC, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Professional Background

Marc has been a member of the California Bar since 1978 and is a founding member of Fong & Fong, a Northern California based law firm. His practice areas include real property and business law where he serves as a counselor, transactional lawyer and litigator. Marc is also general counsel to a biotechnology company and is regional counsel to a national restaurant chain. He has successfully mediated cases involving: contract disputes, partnership disputes, enviromental issues, premises liability, employment matters, sexual harrassment, appellate matters, security law matters, EEOC disputes, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, family law issues, fraud cases, construction defects, homeowner association matters, business torts and personal injury.


Marc started mediating cases in 1994, after receiving training through the Lemmon Mediation Institute and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services. Since then he has had vast experience in mediating cases involving a broad array of legal issues, including some of the most complicated, difficult, emotionally charged cases.


J.D. Lincoln University 1977; B.A. Cal-State University-East Bay 1971


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2009    Dana Curtis    Court of Appeal Advanced Mediation Training 13.5 hours
2008    Insitute for Conflict Management    Arbitration Certification 40 hours
2007    Steve Rosenberg    Advanced Mediation Training 15 hours
2007    Dana Curtis    Court of Appeal, 3rd District, Appellate Mediation training 29.75hours
2007    JAMS    Ethics in ADR 1.5 hours
2006     Association for Dispute Resolution    The Crossroads of Conflict 5 hours
2006     The Mediation Society    Expectation, Skills and Success in Mediation 4 hours
2005    University of California, Berkeley    School of Business, Mediation program 40 hours
2005    United States District Court    Voluntary Dispute Resolution Program 3 hours
2000    The Negotiation Strategy Institute    Negotiation 12 hours
1994    Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services    Mediation 12 hours
1994    Lemmon Mediation Institute    Mediation 40 hours
2006     Alameda County Bar Association    Mediating the Real Property Case 1 hour
2006    Alameda County Bar Association     The Insurance Money Quandry 1 hour
2009    Alameda County Bar Association    Self Represented Litigants 1.5 hours
2010    Elder mediation Group    Fundamentals of Elder mediation 19.5 hours


Marc employs a variety of ethical approaches, depending on the nature of the dispute, the parties, their counsel, all of which are designed to promote resolution of the dispute.


$500 per hour, divided between the parties.

Other Information

Marc will accept appropriate cases on a pro bono basis.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA (25 mediated)
  • Adult Family (25 mediated)
  • Business (100 mediated)
  • Civil (general) (100 mediated)
  • Community (10 mediated)
  • Construction (25 mediated)
  • Contracts (75 mediated)
  • EEOC (15 mediated)
  • Employment (35 mediated)
  • Environmental (10 mediated)
  • Family (10 mediated)
  • Land Use (7 mediated)
  • Online Civil (25 mediated)
  • Partnership (50 mediated)
  • Securities (7 mediated)
  • Workplace (10 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.