Professional & Community Achievements/Activities

AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

1989 - Present

Bar Association of San Francisco
– Panel of Fee Dispute Arbitrators, 1990 - Present
– Early Settlement Program Neutral/Mediator, 2002 - Present
– Mediation Services Program, Panel of Mediators, 2004-2011
– Volunteer Legal Services Program, State Bar Commendation, 1990
– Disability Rights Committee, 1993 - 2000
– Speaker-in-the-Schools Program, 1990-1995 (
Vice-Chairman, 1993-1994)

1992 - Present Arbitrator, Homeless Shelter Arbitration Program
Department of Human Services, San Francisco, CA.
– Certificate of Honor, 1998
1992 - Present Panel of Arbitrators for Civil Cases in the Superior Court
of the City and County of San Francisco
1993 - 2006 Member of Board of Directors, Building Education Center,
Berkeley, CA, a non-profit, charitable organization
2007 - 2010 2004-2006 Commissioner, Public Ethics Commission of the City of Oakland
(Chair, 2008, 2009; Vice-Chair, 2005; Sunshine Committee Chair, 2007-2009)
2006 - Present Panel of Mediators, United States District Court, Northern District of California ADR Program
1991 - 2000 Panel of Commercial Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association


J.D., 1983 McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California
– Moot Court Honors Board
– Publications Board
B.A., 1980 Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
– Studies included course-work at Oxford University (Trinity College)

Employment History

2005- Law Office of Andrew R. Wiener – San Francisco, CA
Litigation: Responsible for all components of a full-time civil litigation practice, including trial and appeals, most commonly involving employment and business law.
Mediation: Professionally trained mediator, primarily of employment and workplace disputes.
1988 - 2004 Partner (since 1993) – Haas & Najarian LLP, San Francisco, CA
1985 - 1988 Associate/Attorney – Morton, Bennett & Lacy, San Francisco, CA
1984 - 1985 Associate Attorney – Coddington & Winters, Menlo Park, CA

Bar Memberships

State of California
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California


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