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Earl Acquaviva Jr. Esq.

Earl J. Acquaviva, Jr. is a Circuit Court Mediator, Arbitrator and Attorney at Law.  As Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Human Resources Executive for Bally Total Fitness, Earl has a broad range of in-depth experience in legal, business and human resources, with a focus on:

  • Personal Injuries & Wrongful Deaths
  • Business & Contract Disputes
  • Employment & Discrimination Disputes
  • Class Actions & Complex Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes

With his more than three decades at Bally Total Fitness, Earl has earned a reputation as an excellent negotiator, working diligently with front line employees, executives, and handling all aspects of the company’s business transactions. From this, his experience in dispute resolution includes:

  • Class Actions & Catastrophic Injuries
  • Employment & Workplace Conflicts
  • Discrimination
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage & Subrogation Issues
  • Personal Injury & Premise Liability
  • Commercial & Consumer Contracts
  • Professional Malpractice (Medical/Legal/Nursing Homes) 
  • Corporate, Business & Shareholder Conflicts
  • Real Estate & Construction Law
  • Estates & Trusts 
  • Creditors Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • Worker Compensation

As Chief Litigation Officer, Earl attended all hearings, mediations, arbitrations and settlement conferences and is open to mediating all aspects of commercial / business matters, contract disputes, software agreements, consulting agreements, commercial real estate leases, discrimination, wage and hour disputes, personal injury,  workers compensation, medical  malpractice, legal malpractice and insurance coverage disputes.

Along with being corporate counsel for Bally Total Fitness, Earl has been a Maryland Circuit Court Mediator since 2012, where he has mediated civil cases in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Cecil County, Howard County and Montgomery County as well as resolved complex multi-jurisdictional disputes as a private Mediator.

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J. D., Law, 1983
  • Towson University School of Business, BS, Business/Finance, 1980
  • Anne Arundel Community College, AA, Business, 1978

Licenses & Certifications

  • ADR Mediator Approved For Maryland Circuit Court Assigned Civil Mediations, Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Licensed to practice law in Maryland -1983 to present (State and Federal Court)