Mediator's Profile


Angela Gupta

Business Name: Associates in Dispute Resolution, LLC

With more than 30 years of legal experience, Angela Gupta is a quick study of complex legal and factual issues and has a strong ability to connect with and understand the perspectives of all of all parties to a dispute.  Since 2019, Angela has devoted her practice exclusively to the neutral roles of mediator, arbitrator, fact-finder, and special master.

Angela has worked closely with federal judges in the District of Kansas to help resolve numerous cases involving a wide range of federal and state laws including:

  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Wage and hour
  • Consumer protection
  • Civil rights
  • Breach of contract
  • Insurance coverage
  • Intellectual property
  • Personal injury
  • Product liability
  • Professional malpractice

In this capacity, Angela assisted with over 100 jury and bench trials and drafted over 1,000 rulings on summary judgment, discovery, procedural, and evidentiary matters.  Through her work at the Court, Angela developed extensive experience in judicial decision making at all stages of litigation, including significant rulings in class action and MDL proceedings.

Additionally, Angela practiced law in civil litigation with two major Kansas City law firms and the United States Attorney’s Office.   Her experience included handling employment, commercial, and bankruptcy matters through all stages of litigation including first-chair and second-chair trial work, court hearings, all aspects of discovery including depositions and expert witnesses, pleadings, motions practice, mediation, and settlement negotiations.

Angela is an Approved Mediator in the U.S. District Courts for the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri, and in the States of Kansas and Missouri.  Angela also serves as an Arbitrator and Mediator on the commercial, employment and consumer panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and as an Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  Additionally, Angela currently serves on a special master legal team in the Opioid MDL pending in the Northern District of Ohio federal court.  Angela is a frequent speaker on ADR topics and an active leader in numerous bar associations.


  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 0991
  • The University of Kansas School of Business, 1988

Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Certificate in Mass Tort Multidistrict Litigation, Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law, May 2022

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