December 19, 2011 09:00 ET

BHGR Partner Richard Greenleaf Accepted Into National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP (BHGR), one of the Boulder/Denver region's premier local law firms, today announced that Richard F. Greenleaf has been selected for membership into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

The Academy is a professional association whose membership consists of attorneys distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of civil and commercial conflict resolution, and by their commitment to methods of alternative dispute resolution. Members must be well established as trusted neutrals among the legal community and have been found to meet stringent practice criteria and are among the most "in-demand" neutrals as nominated by both local peers and litigation firms.

Less than 5% of professional mediators and/or arbitrators of any state may be admitted into its "by invitation only" membership.

About Richard Greenleaf
Mr. Greenleaf, one of the four founding partners of BHGR, is a construction lawyer with extensive experience representing owners, general contractors, and other parties in the construction business. He has been involved on the transactional side of the construction practice, negotiating contracts and helping to position his clients strategically to prevent and to resolve problems on construction projects. Mr. Greenleaf is an author and regular speaker on construction and arbitration issues.

He has been appointed by the National Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Arbitration Association to serve as one of approximately 100 construction arbitrators in the U.S. on the Committee's "Master Roster" of distinguished construction arbitrators. He has been an American Arbitration Association Construction Panelist since 1989, and has served on more than 100 arbitration panels involving construction disputes throughout the United States. He also serves on the AAA National Panel of Mediators.

About Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP
BHGR is a Boulder/Denver local law firm providing high quality and cost-effective representation for individual and business clients in the Rocky Mountain region and around the world. Combining the expertise and sophistication of a national organization with the service and responsiveness of a boutique practice, BHGR lawyers are committed to creating long-standing personal relationships and providing pragmatic solutions to difficult problems. BHGR clients receive hands-on attention and the practical expertise of experienced lawyers who place a premium on delivering the highest quality legal advice in the most efficient and cost-effective manner as possible, an approach that has enabled the firm to stand out among contemporary law firms. For more information, visit

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