Mediator's Profile

Stephen Lobbin

Stephen Lobbin

Business Name: SML Avvocati P.C.

Stephen Lobbin has a wide array of experience handling all aspects of intellectual property and business matters, including assisting clients with litigating matters involving IP rights and the full scope of business disputes, obtaining and registering IP rights, and negotiating licenses and other agreements concerning IP. Additionally, he is a skilled and experienced mediator and expert witness.

Stephen believes strongly in the power of the ADR process, and that success requires a skilled mediator who is able provide a clearing for the parties to be truly heard. If that happens, dispute resolution is the natural result.

Stephen has mediated 50+ cases as an advocate and 10+ cases as a neutral, in addition to having his Certification as a Mediator from one of the best in the nation mediation training programs (Pepperdine-Strauss).

Areas of Expertise

  • Admiralty
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Consumer Credit
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Foreclosure
  • Insurance
  • Labor
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation Law


  • UCLA School of Law, Juris Doctor, (1995)
  • The University of Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, (1991)

Dispute Resolution Training:

  • Mediation Certification, Pepperdine Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (2018)


  • The State Bar of California
  • ABA Section on Intellectual Property Law
  • Federal Bar Association Italian-American Lawyers Association

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