When not mediating, Shirish can usually be found on a soccer pitch refereeing.
Shirish Gupta mediates & arbitrates with JAMS, where he brings several years of experience as a successful neutral, as well as a decade and a half of experience as a litigator at top law firms and as a solo practitioner. Shirish is known for his legal acumen and economic prowess, which makes him particularly adept at diving into complex financial/technical disputes, including patents, securities and accounting, and class actions. Shirish has successfully settled numerous cases and is sought out by Silicon Valley startups, as well as Fortune 500 companies. He once settled 36 separate cases in six hours.
Prior to joining JAMS, The Recorder named Shirish the Best Independent Mediator.
In 2013, Shirish’s mediation skills were recognized when he was recruited to mediate Superstorm Sandy insurance coverage claims in New York. At the peak, he was mediating and resolving four claims per day.
Shirish is an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings, where he teaches Negotiation and Mediation.
He has been active in the majority and diverse bars. Shirish served as President of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, a Director of SABA and Alternate Regional Governor of NAPABA.