Mediation Services

Danning, Gill, Israel & Krasnoff, LLP offers mediation services for business disputes in state and federal court.  Danning Gill attorneys Eric Israel, George Schulman, and Zev Shechtman, are trained mediators.  The firm’s extensive experience in financial disputes informs our understanding of the innerworkings of businesses in a range of legal and real world contexts.  As mediators, we apply our knowledge of the law, creativity, open-mindedness, and spirit of service, to help parties efficiently and effectively reach consensual resolutions.

Eric P. Israel

Eric P. Israel

Eric has extensive experience representing individual and business debtors, landlords, court-appointed receivers, and bankruptcy trustees, with regard to insolvencies and business bankruptcy, and state and federal receiverships, including bankruptcy litigation and appeals.  He has handled reorganizations for numerous construction companies.  Eric is also a certified mediator through the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He has served on the panel of mediators for the bankruptcy courts in the Central District of California since the panel’s inception in 1998. For mediation inquiries, please contact or call (310) 277-0077.

George E. Schulman, Partner

George E. Schulman

For 49 years, George has been litigating cases in both civil and criminal court, often relating to insolvent or troubled businesses. He crafts cost-effective strategies to maximize recoveries or minimize loss. Those cases have involved very complicated fact patterns and administrative challenges.  Prior to entering private practice, George served as a government attorney at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), principally trying cases concerning antitrust violations, vocational school fraud, land fraud, and truth-in-lending violations.  George was appointed a special prosecutor three times to prosecute criminal violations of federal court orders obtained by the FTC.  George has been a Temporary Judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court since 1987.  George completed his mediation training at the Los Angeles County Bar Association Center for Civic Mediation. For mediation inquiries, please contact or call (310) 277-0077.

Zev Schechtman, Partner

Zev Shechtman

Zev has assisted clients in a wide array of industries, including entertainment, aviation, real estate, food and restaurants, trucking, transportation, healthcare, media, retail, e-commerce, telecommunications, and energy.  Zev is a mediator, having completed the “Mediating the Litigated Case” training program at Pepperdine Law’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, ranked the top mediation educational program in the United States.  Zev serves on the mediation panels for the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.  For mediation inquiries, please contact or call (310) 277-0077.