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Medition Specialities

Labor & Employment

Workplace disputes have increased in frequency and complexity. Mr. Peña has experience mediating the following labor & employment disputes: 

  • Wrongful Termination/Suspension
  • Workplace Discrimination (age, race, sex, religion, gender, sexual orientation and disability)
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Sexual harassment
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Retaliation
  • Charges of unfair labor practices under or violations of the National Labor Relations Act
  • Charges or violations under the Railway Labor Act
  • Contract interpretation cases or grievances
  • Failure to Promote
  • FLSA/Compensation (wages, overtime disputes, pay equity claims)
  • ERISA/Benefits (denial of benefits, miscalculation situations)
  • Violations of Trade Secret and Non-Compete Agreements

Mr. Peña has a particular expertise in mediating religious discrimination cases.

Business & Commercial

Business disputes require expertise and patience. Mr. Peña’s corporate experience combined with his mediation background provides special insight that can benefit parties in resolving their differences efficiently and economically. He has experience in mediating the following:

  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Business Defamation Claims
  • Anti-SLAAP (TCPA and Rule 91a) cases
  • Business Corporation Disputes and Dissolution
  • Partnership Disputes and Dissolution
  • Professional Firm Separations/Divorces (e.g., law firms, accounting firms)
  • Covenant Not to Compete/Trade Secrets Disputes
  • Tortious Interference of Business or Contract Claims
  • Employment Agreement Disputes & Executive Complaints
  • Privacy Breaches
  • Consumer Issues & Deceptive Trade Claims
  • Collection Disputes
  • Bankruptcy Matters (Adversary proceedings)
  • Financing/Mortgaging/Borrowing Disagreements
  • Credit Issues

Mr. Peña has a particular expertise in mediating disputes involving non-profit organizations.

School Law & Education Dispute Mediations

Mr. Peña has experience mediating school and education disputes, particularly: 

  • Education Discharge/Discipline Cases
  • Other school related Disputes
Personal Injury, Serious Injury & Wrongful Death Dispute Mediations

Mr. Peña has extensive hands-on litigation and mediation experience dealing with personal injury cases and attendant insurance coverage issues. He can assist parties and litigants in mediating the following kinds of cases:

  • Any serious accident or incident resulting in death or serious physical injury (paralysis, head injury and/or brain trauma)
  • Drunk Drivers/Intoxicated tortfeasor Cases and Fatalities
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (Automobile, 18-Wheeler)
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Falls
  • Toxic Tort or Substance situations.
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
Oil & Gas Dispute Mediations

Mr. Peña has experience litigating oil & gas disputes. He can mediate the following kinds of disputes: 

  • Title and Leasehold Issues
  • Trespass Disputes
  • Royalty Disputes
  • Adverse Possession Claims and Disputes
  • Eminent Domain Disputes
  • Executive Right Holder and Failure to Develop Disputes
  • Wind Energy Disputes
Family Law and Will & Probate Dispute Mediations

Mr. Peña has experience mediating the following kinds of disputes: 

  • Separations, Divorces and Child Custody Disputes
  • Will Contests
  • Probate Issues and Disputes
  • Breach of Fiduciary Claims
  • Trust Agreement Disputes