Mediator Fee Rate

Cynthia’s full day rates are as follows:

  • $12,000 – Class and collective actions for one full day of mediation; and
  • $10,000 – Individual actions for one full day of mediation.

Cynthia’s flat mediator fee includes 1) the Pre-Mediation Conference Call with counsel two to three weeks before the mediation; 2) all of her preparation time; and 3) any reasonable amount of follow-up, should that be needed.

Cynthia does not mediate on a half-day or hourly basis.

Fee Due Date

Mediator fees are due two weeks from the date our invoices are e-mailed.

Cancellation or Postponement Fees

Cynthia does not charge any fee should a scheduled mediation be canceled or need rescheduling.  However, Cynthia encourages parties to let her know as soon as possible if a schedule adjustment is likely to be requested.

AAA Mediations

If you are mediating with Cynthia through AAA, please refer to Cynthia’s rates and cancellation policy by contacting AAA at 877-495-4185, or by visiting

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