Tyler Meade


Presidio ADR, LLC
Mediating complex cases nationwide.
Phone: 415-393-5454

Tyler Meade mediates complex cases in California, New York, and elsewhere. He brings 30 years of diverse experience to the practice of mediation, including two decades litigating complex cases around the country. In his current role as Chief Legal Officer of a New York company with worldwide operations, Tyler manages complex issues at the intersection of law, regulation, and technology.

Tyler has deep experience with eight-, nine-, and ten-figure settlement negotiations, both as a mediator and as counsel. He quickly grasps complicated dynamics, and subtle nuances as well. Having worked on both sides of the “v” throughout his career, he understands the perspectives of plaintiffs and defendants. Tyler is creative, pragmatic, and dogged in pursuit of resolution.

Tyler is Chief Legal Officer of Gemini, which operates fully regulated digital asset exchanges in North America and Europe and serves users around the world. In addition, Gemini is a digital asset custodian, including for exchange traded funds and other institutional users through its limited purpose trust company, Gemini Trust Company, LLC. In this role, he manages a team of lawyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States.

Tyler began his career in 1993 as a prosecutor in San Francisco, and then transitioned to civil practice in 1998. After gaining early experience in complex litigation, he founded a boutique civil litigation firm in 2004. Tyler represented plaintiffs and defendants in a broad array of complex litigation until he joined Gemini in 2024. High value contract disputes were a mainstay of his practice. He continues to mediate through Presidio ADR, which he founded in 2022.

Tyler studied mediation at the Harvard Program on Negotiation, Cornell University, and Pepperdine Law School, among other programs. He writes on mediation and is active on state and federal court mediation panels.

Where License to practice law received: 
California & New York
Year License to practice law received: 
Year admitted to the bar in Colorado: 
40-hour mediation course: 
Year admitted to the bar of the District of Colorado: 
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Number of mediations conducted: 
More than 50
Number of mediations conducted in cases that were or could have been filed in federal court: 
Fee information: 
Presidio ADR charges a flat fee of $12,000 for each full day of mediation. This fee includes preparation, session, and follow-up time. It also includes free follow-up mediations. The rate for a half-day mediation is $7,000.