Ellie Vilendrer is AV-rated and a Southern California Super Lawyer in ADR. She is an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial, Tech, Healthcare, and Consumer Panels. She serves on the mediation panels of the United States District Court, Central District of California; the American Arbitration Association; the Orange County Superior Court; and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. Ellie is an experienced litigator and has served in roles including outside general counsel, intellectual property counsel, and privacy counsel to healthcare, software, and technology companies, ranging from start-up to publicly traded.
Ellie is Co-Chair of the Early Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section (2020-2024); and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars.
Her family’s award-winning short film promoting peace, Nurturing the Seeds of Peace, was broadcasted at the United Nations in New York on November 6, 2019, and was also an Official Selection featured at the International Peace & Film Festival in January 2020. Her family’s short film on human rights, Justice for All, was broadcasted at the United Nations on December 15, 2020, in celebration of the UN’s 75th anniversary.