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Mar 18, 2024

Gideon Kracov, Esq. Joins ADR Services, Inc.

Gideon Kracov, Esq. is a distinguished mediator with 30 years of experience specializing in civil, environmental, and real estate cases. Mr. Kracov offers demonstrated expertise honed by 30 years of experience providing dispute resolution services to a diverse clientele, including businesses, individuals, labor organizations, and non-profit entities. He has an extensive background in navigating complex legal matters, coupled with significant experience in handling governmental affairs at the highest levels of California state government.

The Daily Journal describes Mr. Kracov as a “highly collaborative” and “pragmatic” mediator with a “committed approach to preparation.” He has “credibility with all parties, perhaps the highest currency.” Mr. Kracov offers both in-person and virtual mediation services as a highly effective alternative to protracted litigation, working diligently with the parties every step of the way – from pre-mediation calls to post-mediation follow-up – towards resolving the dispute.

With a diverse background representing plaintiffs, defendants, and government entities, Mr. Kracov is uniquely positioned to mediate complex civil disputes. His experience includes serving as a Deputy Los Angeles City Attorney in the Real Property Division, where he counseled the Departments of Planning and Sanitation on public works and real estate projects, successfully defended the City in high-stakes trials, and advised on the City’s property redevelopment initiatives. In addition, he led civil prosecutions in the City Attorney’s Environmental Protection Unit.

Prior to his public sector tenure, Mr. Kracov practiced at Rose, Klein & Marias LLP, a prominent plaintiff’s trial law firm, handling toxic tort and personal injury cases that helped shape these areas of the law. He began his legal career practicing toxic tort defense for Fortune 500 clients in product liability, mass tort, and environmental contamination cases. Mr. Kracov holds the esteemed title of Thomson Reuters California Super Lawyer, a distinction reserved for the top 5 percent of lawyers.

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