Hon. Daniel Pratt (Ret.), a former supervising judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, handled settlement, case management, civil law and motion, and probate calendars in thousands of cases during his 20- year judicial career. Judge Pratt is highly regarded for his skill in streamlining the case management process in mass tort litigation and counsel have praised his proficiency and resourcefulness in the resolution of diet-drug product liability cases inCalifornia. A full-time mediator and arbitrator since 2008, Judge Pratt is known as a decision maker who is also lauded for his thoroughness and careful reading of all briefs and materials that parties submit for mediation and arbitration.