Hon. Peter D. Lichtman (Ret.)
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LOS ANGELES – June 8, 2020 – Signature Resolution is proud to announce the addition of Hon. Peter D. Lichtman (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Lichtman will serve as a mediator and arbitrator resolving catastrophic personal injury, complex multi-party construction defect, insurance, environmental, securities, real estate and employment cases. Judge Lichtman has served for more than 40 years as a neutral, judge and attorney. He previously served as head of the Los Angeles County Superior Court’s Mandatory Settlement Program. He was also one of the founders of the Superior Court’s Complex Civil Litigation program, and twice served as the supervising judge. Judge Lichtman has resolved many high-profile cases, including some of the nation’s largest damages suits involving clergy abuse, as well as the 2008 Metrolink train collision. “Judge Lichtman is one of the best in the industry,” said Dario Higuchi, managing member of Signature Resolution. “He is known for his creativity, diligence, and commitment to resolving the case before him. We’re very excited to have him join our panel.” Judge Lichtman received his B.A. from University of Southern California, cum laude, and his J.D. from Southwestern Law School. He speaks Portuguese fluently and served as a member of the Brazilian Consulate’s Conselho de Cidadão and the Brazilian California Chamber of Commerce.