Charles Pereyra-Suarez is an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association. He is a member of the Healthcare, Commercial, and Large Complex Case arbitration panels, and also has served as an arbitrator in international arbitration matters. As a mediator, he has handled a broad range of matters, including civil rights, disability rights, employment, commercial, real estate and fair housing cases. As a native of Uruguay, South America, he sometimes mediates cases entirely in Spanish.
Previously Mr. Pereyra-Suarez served as a trial and appellate attorney in the U.S. Justice Department Civil Rights Division, as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, and as a litigation and white collar criminal defense partner in two national law firms.
Mr. Pereyra-Suarez is a 1975 graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley. At Boalt Hall, he was a member of the Ecology Law Quarterly and the Moot Court Board. He also served as the Boalt Hall representative in a national clinical program in criminal justice management administered by the Georgetown University Law Center.