As the former Assistant General Counsel for a large regional financial insttution, Jill brings to her mediation practice an understanding of internal corporate dynamics and politics and how they affect mediations in both process and substance.
Jill writes a weekly column for Abovethelaw.com (www.abovethelaw.com/author/jillswitzer) and contributes regularly to both online and print legal publications. She is a frequent MCLE speaker on various mediation, employment and banking topics. Jill served as a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court party select and pro bono panels until their demise. She is a past chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Senior Lawyers Section. She has served on a number of State Bar and local bar association committees over the years, and was a Phase I member of the State Bar’s Task Force on Admissions Regulation Reform.
Jill is also a California certified volunteer long-term care ombudsman, advocating for residents in skilled nursing homes and residential care facilities.