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Sylvia Mayer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Houston, TX

S. Mayer Law
PO Box 6542
Houston, TX 77265
Phone: 713-893-0339
Fax: 713-661-3738
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2011, 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed in Texas Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%), Bankruptcy: Business (30%), General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sylvia Mayer is a top-ranked lawyer, arbitrator and mediator with nearly 30 years of legal experience.  Ms. Mayer is a highly effective mediator and arbitrator, as well as a trial lawyer, who strives to help parties resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.  She has arbitrated and mediated over 400 disputes since 2014 and offers both in-person and online mediation and arbitration.

Sylvia Mayer has served as counsel or neutral in hundreds of disputes spanning a breadth of industries, including banking, energy, construction, finance, health care, hospitality, oil field services, real estate, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, distribution, oil and gas, transportation, pharmaceutical, partnerships, retail, wholesale, and others.

A leader in her field and a Credentialed Advanced Mediator with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, Ms. Mayer serves on the Commercial Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Commercial Mediation, and Employment Mediation Panels for the American Arbitration Association; General Commercial, Health Care and Life Sciences, and Municipal Bankruptcy Arbitrator and Mediator Panels for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Panels of Distinguished Neutrals; and Arbitrator and Mediator Panels for the Texas Department of Insurance.  Ms. Mayer is also a Qualified Alternative Dispute Resolution Provider for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. 

A 1987 cum laude graduate of Washington University, with a degree in theatre, Ms. Mayer spent several years working in Houston's art community before entering the legal profession. She obtained her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center in 1993.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 30%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 20%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, Bankruptcy Law, Litigation

Selections

13 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2011, 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2004

About Sylvia Mayer

First Admitted: 1993, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://smayerlaw.com/attorney/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Founded and lead the Houston Pro Bono Network and Houston Pro Bono Joint Imitative. Both bring together Houston attorneys to expand the reach of pro bono services in Houston.

Educational Background

  • Washington University in 1987, cum laude, with a B.A. in Theater

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Arbitration Association – Commercial Arbitration Panel, Consumer Arbitration Panel, Commercial Mediation Panel, and Employment Mediation Panel
  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, Credentialed Advanced Mediator
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Qualified Alternative Dispute Resolution Provider
  • Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner – Balanced Billing Arbitrator Panel
  • Virginia Bureau of Insurance – Balanced Billing Arbitrator Panel
  • Texas Department of Insurance – Arbitrator and Mediator Panels
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Panels of Distinguished Neutrals – General Commercial, Health Care and Life Sciences, and Municipal Bankruptcy Arbitrator and Mediator Panels

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil And Gas
  • Oil And Gas
  • Oilfield Services
  • Partnerships
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Wholesale
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Office Location for Sylvia Mayer

PO Box 6542
Houston, TX 77265

Phone: 713-893-0339

Fax: 713-661-3738

Last Updated: 8/27/2021

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