Frank Cronin, Esq.


In addition to having litigated employment disputes Frank Cronin has been actively involved in alternative dispute resolution since 1976 including but not limited to:

  • 100+ Mediations as advocate

  • 30+ Arbitrations as advocate in matters of wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination: age, sex, gender, race; sexual harassment, whistle blower & retaliation, trade secret appropriation, wage & hour, overtime, commission & salary base, etc.

  • Disputes between automobile manufacturers and automobile dealerships, i.e., flooring, financing, dealership v. dealership, and dealership v. employee, etc.

  • Orange County Superior Court appointed Mediator 20+ cases to date

  • A.A.A. appointed neutral single Arbitrator 12 cases to date.


  • Boston College, A.B. cum laude 1966

  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 1971

  • University of California Irvine Mediation Certificate 2007

  • American Arbitration Association Certification 2012

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Arbitration Certificate 2014


  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, trial attorney 1971-76

  • Mexican-American Legal Defense Education Fund, Asst. Gen. Counsel 1976-78

  • Jackson Lewis, partner employment department, Los Angeles 1986-1996

  • Snell & Wilmer, partner, employment, state & federal litigation 1996-2015

  • CA State Bar labor & employment section, MCLE Arbitration Lecturer

  • Orange County Bar Association, labor & employment section

  • Orange County Superior Court qualified DRFA

  • “Myths and Facts of Employment Arbitration” author 2009

Travel: Southern California, Northern California, References upon request.