In addition to being a preeminent national litigation firm, Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP also provides neutral mediation services for cases that it is not affiliated with as a party representative. Joshua Konecky, who has been with the firm since 2004, leads the mediation practice and serves as the neutral for the mediations. Josh has spent over twenty-five years litigating and managing complex civil litigation in the state and federal courts in California and across the country. He has extensive experience in employment law, including wage and hour class actions, and has facilitated settlements in a variety of other subject areas as well. Josh is currently on the mediator panel for the Court Mediation Program of the Alameda Superior Court and has been a Settlement Conference Officer for the San Francisco Superior Court since 2011.
Josh received his J.D. from New York University School of Law (1995) and his undergraduate degree at Haverford College (1990). He earned his formal mediation training at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law (2010).