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Agri-Systems, Inc. v. Foster Poultry Farms, F053700

In plaintiff-general contractor's appeal claiming that arbitrator to a construction dispute was required to disclose arbitrator's law firm's representation of a company that owed the general contractor over $3 million, arbitration award in favor of defendant is affirmed where: 1) the applicable rule of law is the general requirement that a proposed neutral arbitrator "shall disclose all matters that could cause a person aware of the facts to reasonably entertain a doubt that the proposed neutral arbitrator would be able to be impartial"; and 2) the superior court's finding that disclosure was not required was supported by substantial evidence.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/01/2008
  • Published 12/01/2008

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Henry D. Nunez for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Kenyon Mark Lee and Kenyon Mark Lee, San Mateo, for Defendant and Respondent.
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