Gilda is passionate about ERA’s mission to fight for equality for women and girls in all aspects of the workplace, schools, and society. Gilda’s support of ERA began in the 1980’s when she served on the Development Committee and helped establish the strategy of broadening ERA’s support from corporations as well as law firms.
Gilda R. Turitz is an attorney and an independent arbitrator and mediator at Turitz Dispute Resolution, concentrating on business disputes. She is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, on the roster of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the American Arbitration Association and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution for both arbitration and mediation, among others. Before establishing Turitz Dispute Resolution in September 2017, Gilda was the head of the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups in the woman-owned law firm Sideman & Bancroft LLP in San Francisco.
She received her J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law where she was Order of the Coif and on law review; her B.A. from the University of Michigan with distinction; and a M.L.S. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information (previously School of Librarianship).