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Robert Litz

Robert Litz is an experienced civil trial lawyer, arbitrator, mediator, and president of USA&M. Most of his practice was concentrated in commercial finance, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as business disputes. Since 2011, Rob has mediated and arbitrated full-time, working in the areas of personal injury, breach of contract, real estate, employment, professional negligence, partnership dissolution, construction, securities, environmental, products liability, and computer contract matters. Rob served as an adjunct professor of law at Washington University between 2005-2017, teaching arbitration and mediation courses and has authored publications in numerous periodicals, including the Missouri Bar Journal, the St. Louis Bar Journal, the Missouri Business Law Quarterly, and the Missouri Bar “Litigation Settlements” desk book ADR chapter. He has served as faculty for numerous ADR training programs and seminars, including the Practicing Law Institute (New York, NY), AAA ADR Super Conferences (Washington D.C. and New York, NY), the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Washington University, The Missouri Bar, and University of Missouri-Kansas City.  He is admitted to the Missouri Bar (1981); U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri (1981); 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (1981); and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (1989).


  • B.A., Drake University, with honors (1979)
  • J.D., University of Missouri- Kansas City (1981)
  • American College of  E-Neutrals Electronic Discovery E-Neutral Training (2011)
  • Washington University Civil Mediator Training (2005)
  • USA&M Advanced Mediator Training (2005)
  • NASD Arbitrator Training (2005); AAA Annual Arbitrator Updates (2002-2005)
  • AAA Arbitrator II Training (2002)
  • AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training (1999)
  • AAA Arbitrator and Mediator Training (1993)
  • Advanced Title IX training 2020 (Title IX Solutions, LLC)

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Section of Dispute Resolution)
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Association of Missouri Mediators
  • Fellow, The Missouri Bar (Commercial Law Committee-Former Vice Chairman, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee-Chair 2003-2006)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee-Chair 2015-2017, 1997-2003
  • American College of E-Neutrals (Fellow)