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Mr. Strick earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Stanford University.  He received a Juris Doctorate from The University of

California's Hastings College of the Law, and a Masters of Arts degree at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Work History



  • International/US Arbitration & Mediation Chambers;

  • Dynacs, Inc. (and predecessor companies), CEO and General Counsel, 1994-2001;

  • Art & Commerce, LLC, Senior Vice President Business Affairs and General Counsel, 1989-94;

  • DEG/Dino DeLaurentis Corp., Key Senior Executive, Production, Financing and Distribution of Motion Picture and Television Programming, 1982-89;

  • HBO, Business Affairs, 1980-82;

  • Loeb & Loeb (predecessor firm) Attorney, 1977-80;

  • United Artists Corporation, Attorney, Business Affairs, 1975-77.


Stephen S. Strick is an Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist with over thirty years of experience as an international and domestic arbitrator and mediator.

Mr. Strick has served as Chair, sole arbitrator, or panel member on over two hundred and fifty Commercial, Domestic and International arbitrations in fields that include technology, media, licensing, FCC matters, sports, healthcare and other industries. His professional practice is exclusively devoted to dispute resolution.

In-depth knowledge in the following practice areas:


Technology, licensing and intellectual property;

  • Internet, telecommunications, cable, and satellite delivered programming;

  • Aerospace & Defense Matters;

  • Production, manufacturing and distribution;

  • Banking and finance, credit, insurance, and business structures (partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies and corporations);

  • Insurance;

  • Software & Applied Technology;

  • Franchise agreements;

  • Tax implications relating to corporate and business issues;

  • Advertising, and marketing;

  • Non-disclosure and non-circumvent agreements;

  • Licensing arrangements (foreign and domestic);

  • Rights of publicity and privacy;

  • Merger and acquisitions;

  • Hospitality industry dispute;

  • Private equity, sales and secured transactions including the financing, production and distribution of theatrical motion pictures and television programming, internet, new media and software;

  • Entertainment Media and Sports;

  • Music and Book Publishing.

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