Botterud Mediation Fees

Carl Botterud provides mediation and workplace investigation services throughout the state of California. Services outside of California will be considered on a case-by-case basis in light of applicable state law.  


Mediation Fees: 

  • The rate for a full day day, single plaintiff, employment matter is: $4,800, including all pre-mediation preparation, travel time and post-mediation phone follow-up as needed. 
  • Fees are due and payable upon reservation of the mediation date. 
  • Fees are fully refundable unless the mediation is cancelled fewer than 21 calendar days before the scheduled date. 
  • Rates for class action matters or for non-employment related matters will be provided upon request. 
  • The half-day rate is $2,800 for four hours starting at 10:00 am. Hourly rate beyond four hours is $600, billed in fifteen minute increments, including post-mediation follow-up as needed.


Investigation Fees: 

  • Workplace and higher education investigations are conducted on an hourly fee basis agreed upon in advance with the client based upon the scope and anticipated complexity of the investigation.