Hon. Gail A. Andler (Ret.) is a highly sought-after Mediator, Arbitrator and Special Master selected by counsel and appointed by the courts in complex and high-profile matters throughout the country. After serving more than a decade on the Complex Civil Litigation Panel during her 22 years on the Orange County Superior Court, Judge Andler joined JAMS as a full-time neutral in 2017. Whether allocating settlement funds in large mass tort cases or bringing the parties to a negotiated resolution, Judge Andler is able to effectively leverage her judicial experience from managing and resolving large coordinated and consolidated product defect and injury cases in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and automotive industries, in addition to consumer and employment class actions and PAGA cases. Judge Andler has experience across the legal spectrum including complex business, trade secret, employment, product liability, catastrophic personal injury, entertainment and healthcare disputes. Her time with the court also included serving two terms as the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court’s Appellate Division and she is the past President of the American College of Business Court Judges, experience that serves her well when arbitrating complex matters as a single arbitrator or as part of a panel. She has a Certificate in Mass Tort MDL from Duke Law and is a Fellow in the Academy of Court Appointed Neutrals as well as a Fellow in the College of Commercial Arbitrators.