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Webinar: Guardians of Secrecy: Navigating Confidentiality in Arbitration Amidst the AI Revolution

April 16 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Special low price! 1.5 Hours MCLE; 1.5 Legal Ethics

Dive into the dynamic realm of arbitration where confidentiality meets the challenges and opportunities Artificial Intelligence presents. Join us for an enlightening webinar where experts unravel the complexities of safeguarding sensitive information in arbitration proceedings amidst the rise of AI technologies. Discover strategies for maintaining confidentiality, explore cutting-edge advancements in AI, and learn how to navigate this evolving landscape with confidence effectively. Don’t miss this essential discussion for legal professionals, arbitrators, and anyone involved in dispute resolution seeking to stay ahead in the age of AI. Sign up now to secure your spot and safeguard your knowledge!

Non-Member Price: $55.00
Member Price: $25.00

David Coher is a mediator with Coher ADR and an arbitrator who serves on the American Arbitration Association’s panels for resolving Commercial, Energy, and Technology disputes. With experience as both a litigation attorney and a Fortune 500 executive, David has experienced the process from all sides of the table and brings to his practice the legal expertise and the business acumen to resolve disputes by considering the variety of perspectives in the room.

Prior to his career in ADR, David served as leader of several divisions of Edison International, including Contract Management for a portfolio of energy commodity contracts valued at over $5 billion of annual spend, Cybersecurity and Reliability to ensure electric service for 1 out of every 20 Americans, and Compliance and Safety in the President’s Office. Previously, David also practiced real estate law with firms in New York City and Los Angeles, California.

Davis is an active alumnus of the Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Southern California. A former Chair of the Planning Commission of Pasadena and the State Bar of California’s Committee on Group Insurance Programs, David has volunteered in a variety of roles including currently serving as Scoutmaster of his son’s troop. 

Aaron Gothelf is Vice President of the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial Division for the Pacific Region, overseeing California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. He serves as the National Chair of AAA’s Entertainment Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, the Western U.S. Chair for AAA’s Healthcare Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, and as an Ambassador for the AAA-ICDR Foundation.

 Aaron is a Council Member for the ABA’s Dispute Resolution Section of which he formally served as Educational Programming Officer. He is Chair of the ABA’s Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries, Motion Pictures, Television, Cable and Radio Division. Is a member of the ADR Committee for the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association, is a member of the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Litigation Section, and is on the Advisory Board for the USC Gould School of Law Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. He holds a BA and MA from the University of Southern California, a J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law, and a Mediation Certificate from the Bar Association of San Francisco.   

Marcus Quintanilla (moderator) serves as arbitrator, mediator, and counsel in domestic and international disputes.  A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he works primarily on cases in the construction, energy, and technology sectors, and on complex commercial matters.  He handles cases in English and Spanish and is comfortable working on cases governed either by Common Law or Civil Law.  He maintains arbitration chambers in San Francisco, Houston, and Miami.   

Marcus comes to neutral work after a 20-year career as an advocate focused on international arbitration and cross-border litigation.  As a partner in a leading international disputes firm, his clients ranged from multinational energy companies, closely-held family businesses, and global leaders in mining, infrastructure, semiconductors, and consumer brands.  

Marcus is on the arbitrator rosters of the ICDR, the AAA’s Commercial and Construction divisions, and the Energy Disputes Arbitration Center in Ankara, Turkey.  He teaches international arbitration at UC Davis Law School and serves in a range of professional groups including the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law, California Arbitration (CalArb), the Houston International Arbitration Club (HIAC), the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS), and the Club Español e Iberoamericano del Arbitraje (CEIA).

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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