Academy Member Inducted 2023

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Hesha Abrams, Mediator & Arbitrator, Dallas, Texas.

Hesha Abrams

Hesha Abrams Mediation, LLC
14902 Preston Road
Ste. 404-315
Dallas, TX 75254
Tel: (214) 415-8797
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Recognized to Texas Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1986
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/7/24)9000
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/7/24)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • WACO


Mediator and Negotiator with National/International practice. For over 30 years, has successfully settled and resolved cases for thousands of parties; specializes in complex, multi-party, intellectual property and commercial cases. Among the more noteworthy cases she has resolved are: Massive pharmaceutical inventorship dispute, nine figure settlements over significant telecommunication patents for major cell phone carriers; mass computer systems patent infringement suits; patent infringement and theft of trade secrets for fortune 500 cosmetics companies; highly specialized design patents in competitive lighting industry; major hospitals fighting over trademarks and branding; Two telecom giants fighting over essential trademarks; eight party construction dispute over large building roof cave-in; death, brain damage and breast implant cases; asbestos litigation involving massive insurance claims; airplane crash case involving army reserve officers; large employment class actions; municipalities involved in heated political firings; disability access cases against municipalities; responsibility over a major nine figure environmental cleanup site; internal law firm disputes for national firms; emotional and political fights over teaching the Bible in public schools in Texas; established management-union partnership councils at four VA medical centers, resolved 25 year court desegregation order for a Texas community, antitrust and securities fraud matters among corporate interests, high profile software litigation among confidential parties, massive trade secret cases over the secret recipe for a popular, famous product, among others.

Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • International
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Securities
  • Title Disputes
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Unfair Competition


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL (f/k/a Lila Abrams)
    J.D. with Honors, Dec. 1981
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL B.A., August 1978
  • Texas Bar 1984; Florida Bar 1982

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2021, 2022 Top Rated Lawyer, Corporate Counsel
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, awarded to attorneys who have been rated by their peers with the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards
  • 2021 Women Leaders in The Law based on Martindale-Hubbell AV rating through ALM.
  • 2011 Martindale-Hubbell Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, awarded to women attorneys who have achieved the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers
  • Board member - Texas Appleseed, A Public Interest Law Center
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine
  • National Panel  - Dow Corning Breast Implant Cases
  • Chair - Texas Bar Intellectual Property ADR Committee, 2007-2008
  • Chair - North Texas Patent Task Force, Created Ten Point Plan for patent case management, 2007
  • Appointed  - Delegate Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1988, 1990, 2002, Speaker 2005
  • Elected Fellow  - Texas Bar Foundation - 2006
  • Legislative Task Force on ADR - Co-Drafted landmark ADR law in Texas creating an effective statewide mediation program. S.B. 1436, Chapter 154, Texas ADR Act
  • Pro Bono Award, Legal Services Corp. - Dallas, Texas 1986 & 1988
  • Steve Brutsche’ Award for Excellence - Association of Attorney Mediators, 1988
  • Kick Boxing Champion 1998 - Dallas city-wide tournament

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