Ruth V. Glick

Burlingame, CA


Ruth Glick is a full time arbitrator and mediator whose skill and knowledge of ADR stems from her background as a lawyer, businesswoman and educator. She has over 25 years experience as a dispute resolver in both her legal and business careers and has resolved well over 1000 disputes. She is a neutral for domestic business, labor and employment, commercial, securities, financial, real estate, technology, IP, healthcare and a variety of international trade and contract disputes.


A former financial instruments trader and business journalist, Ms. Glick received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University, her law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and mediation training at Harvard Law School. She was Adjunct Professor of Arbitration and ADR Law of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law for ten years. The Mediation Society of San Francisco honored her for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Mediation in 2008. Ms. Glick is the immediate past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association where she implemented new initiatives such as Women in Dispute Resolution (WIDR) and strategic planning for the Section. The 18,000-member Dispute Resolution Section is the world's largest association of dispute resolution professionals providing leadership and promoting excellence in the dispute resolution field.