Mary M. Leichliter, Senior Attorney Mediator Mary Leichliter has been a mediator since 2006, when she established her private mediation practice after nearly twenty years litigating harassment and discrimination cases. She joined the DFEH as an Attorney Mediator in 2012. Mary is a member of the mediation panel of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, various superior court panels, and ADRVantage, a provider of private mediation services based on the East Coast. Mary graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and the University of Michigan, with Highest Honors, in English and Russian. She has lived and worked in Japan and Ireland. Mary works in the Dispute Resolution Division’s Fremont office.