Robert L. Eisenberg

  • 6005 Plumas Street Suite 300
  • Reno, Nevada 89509
  • Office Phone: 775-786-6868
  • Office Fax: 775-786-9716
  • Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 6/23/97
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 209
  • Current As Of: 1/2/20
  • Areas of Practice: 

  • Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation: Mediations and Arbitrations

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1980)
  • California (1976)
  • Federal/U.S. District Court, California (1976)
  • Federal/Nevada (1980)
  • Federal/9th Circuit (1983)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1987)
  • Federal/Tax Court (1977)
Name Location Start End Type Degree
California State Polytechnic University Pomona, California 1971 1973 Undergraduate B.A. (1973)
Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
University of San Diego School of Law San Diego, California 1973 1976 J.D. (graduated magna cum laude) (1976)
Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Hinchy, Witte et al San Diego Associate, civil litigation 1976 1979
Nevada Supreme Court Carson City Staff attorney and supervising staff attorney 1979 1984
Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg Reno Partner 1985 Present

Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas New Settlement Judge Training for Appellate Mediations 1997
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Numerous settlement judge roundtable continuing education programs 1997 to Present
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Advanced Mediation Techniques 2001
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2007
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2008
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Implicit Bias Issues in Mediation  2012
Nevada Dispute Coalition Reno Mediating with Difficult Clients:  When Personality Drives the Dispute 2013
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Techniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level 2016
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Impasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediator's Forum 2019
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Supreme Court Settlement Judge Reno Mediation of appellate cases 1997 Present
Mediator/Arbitrator -- Numerous cases acting as mediator or arbitrator for private parties 1997 Present

Professional Organizations

Supreme Court Appointments (Member):

  • Study Committee on Internal Operating Procedures
  • Study Committee on Procedures for Extraordinary Writs
  • Study Committee on Potential Nevada Intermediate Court of Appeals
  • Study Committee on Nevada Civil Discovery Rules

Legal Association/Court Service (Appellate):

  • Plan/coordinate/moderate numerous Nev. State Bar seminars on appellate practice
  • Lecturer for ABA, Nev State Bar, NTLA, & local bar associations on appellate practice
  • Appointed by U.S. Bankruptcy Court as Special Examiner re Nevada appeal issues
  • State Bar of Nev, Appellate Practice Handbook Comm (author & editorial board)
  • ABA Comm of Appellate Staff Attorneys, former Nev delegate, member National Board of Directors and National Education Chairman

Legal Association & Court Service (General Practice):

  • Bruce R. Thompson Inns of Court, Master
  • State Bar of Nev Civil Practice Handbook Committee
  • State Bar of Nev CLE Committee
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Nevada
  • Association of Defense Counsel of N. California and Nevada, Board of Directors
  • Member of numerous other local, state & national legal associations, lecturer on topics including personal injury, insurance, civil litigation and discovery