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Duf Sundheim

Duf Sundheim is a Principal at GPS Mediation and has been active at the highest levels of all three branches of government and played a leading role in several bipartisan reform efforts. He has been a senior advisor to governors, legislative leaders and mayor of the 10th largest city in America. Duf is a member of the United States Federal Courts Advanced Mediation Practice Group and serves as a California Superior Court Settlement Judge and Santa Clara County Hearing Officer.

Duf is committed to bringing mediation principles to the political process and has applied these principles to develop bipartisan coalitions including the only recall of a sitting governor in the history of California and groundbreaking redistricting, pension and education reforms. He has been especially active in underserved communities for which he has received the California State Bar Pro Bono Award. Duf and his wife of over 34 years live near Stanford University and have two adult children.

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