Business Litigation

SA&M Attorney John De La Merced Featured As Speaker for CLE Event “Arbitration: A How-To Guide”

By June 12, 2019 No Comments

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles’ attorney John De La Merced will be featured as a speaker for a CLE event on “Arbitration: A How-To Guide” presented by the Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) and JAMS on Thursday, July 11th, 2019. The event speakers will provide a backdrop of arbitration, best practices, and recent developments in the United States Supreme Court jurisprudence.

Topics will include:

  • Overview of commercial and employment arbitration
  • Arbitrability and the current state of the law
  • Best practices regarding discovery, dispositive motions, and conduct at the evidentiary hearing
  • Recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on arbitration

JAMS Los Angeles Resolution Center
555 West 5th Street, 32nd Floor,
Los Angeles 90013

Reception 6:00pm | Program 6:30pm

To register for the event click here.

John R. De La Merced is an attorney at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP and is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice group, representing clients in commercial, intellectual property, and real estate disputes in federal court, state court, and arbitration.  His experience encompasses all aspects of the litigation process, including managing client matters, drafting operative pleadings and responses, law and motion practice, discovery, mediation, client counseling, and assisting in arbitration and trial.

Prior to joining the firm, John was an associate at a large international law firm where he represented clients in complex trust and estate litigation and commercial litigation matters.

An active member of the community, John is the President and a member of the Board of Governors for the Philippine American Bar Association, the oldest and largest local association of Filipino-American lawyers in the United States.  John is also a proud member of the UCLA School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, and the St. Thomas More Society of LA Advisory Committee.  In 2018, John was a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of LA County Board of Governors.  John further enjoys mentoring current and future law students, as well as junior attorneys in the Southern California area.