Greg Bourgeois – Mediator FEE SCHEDULE

FULL DAY CASE – $1500.00 per party – full day in Austin or within 100 miles FULL DAY CASE – $1750.00 per party – full day 100+ miles outside Austin plus travel expenses to be divided by the parties FOR CASES OUTSIDE OF TEXAS – $6000.00 – full day plus travel expenses to be divided by the parties FOR CASES IN LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK CITY, AND CHICAGO – $7500.00 – full day plus travel expenses to be divided by the parties FOR CASES OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES – $9000.00 – full day plus travel expenses to be divided by the parties HALF DAY CASE – $ 675.00 per party – half day COLLECTIVE OR CLASS FLSA MEDIATIONS – $2500.00 per party plus travel expenses if outside Austin FULL DAY ARBITRATION – $5000.00 – full day plus $350.00 per hour for additional work to be divided by the parties A full day is an eight (8) hour mediation session.  All hours after 8 hours are billed at $250.00 per hour and divided equally by the parties. Travel time, as with travel expense, shall be divided between the parties and shall be billed after the mediation session. CANCELLATION FEE After a mediation or arbitration is scheduled and notices of the mediation are sent, no cancellation fee shall be charged if the mediation is cancelled FOURTEEN (14) days from the date scheduled for mediation or THIRTY (30) days from the first date scheduled for arbitration. Such cancellation must be in writing.  If the mediation is cancelled within 14 days of the date set for mediation or 30 days of the first date set...
Greg Bourgeois

Greg Bourgeois

Recognized by attorneys and clients alike for his fair, creative style and tenacious commitment to helping parties reach a resolution even if it means he continues to facilitate conversations between interested parties after the day of mediation. Greg’s litigation experience began in 1991 and he has worked on both sides of the docket for large corporations, small businesses and individuals. This allows Greg to bring an acute ability to view conflict and concerns from different perspectives and to work with each party to cultivate innovative solutions. In 2000 he acted on his vision for providing a peaceful, neutral site for the constructive resolution of disputes by co-founding The Lakeside Mediation Center. Greg and the Lakeside Mediation Center provide the full range of dispute resolution services, including mediations, arbitrations, continuing legal education seminars and consulting services. Since that time, The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has utilized Greg’s skills to help intervene at the initial stages of charges of discriminations to resolve matters prior to EEOC investigations. He has also been asked to mediate charges of discrimination filed by EEOC employees under the acclaimed RESOLVE Program. Prior to co-founding The Lakeside Mediation Center, Greg was as a lawyer in the commercial, healthcare and employment litigation sections of Small Craig and Werkenthin, P.C. in Austin and in his own law firm. Greg earned an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Greg is a graduate of Baylor University School of Law and St. Edward’s University, magna cum laude. He has successfully mediated disputes involving employment and wrongful termination, discrimination, and sexual harassment; commercial issues, contracts, securities and partnership dissolution; the media; divorce and family matters;...