Christopher E. Ng

Partner

1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067-1621

Phone: (310) 552-3400
Fax: (310) 552-0805
Email: cng@ggltsw.com
Professional Experience

Christopher E. Ng is a partner with the firm where he has worked for over ten years. His areas of practice are commercial, construction and business litigation. Mr. Ng represents private entities in a wide range of business and construction disputes. He focuses on successfully resolving such disputes in a cost-effective manner through prelitigation negotiation, mediation, arbitration and trial.

Mr. Ng is a member of the State Bar of California and is licensed to practice in all California state courts. Mr. Ng is also admitted to practice in all Federal district courts located in California as well as the District of Columbia. He is an active member of the American Bar Association and its Forum on the Construction Industry. Mr. Ng is an educator as an Associate Professor of Business Law at the School of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge where he teaches subjects including contracts, intentional Torts, negligence, civil procedure and alternate dispute resolution. Mr. Ng is also an active speaker and a published author. He is a frequent contributor to several national publications on a wide variety of topics including legal, technology, financial, and health and wellness.

Mr. Ng earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, cum laude, in 2001. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge, magna cum laude, in 1998.

Judicial Clerk for

The Honorable Lawrence J. Mira,

The Honorable James A. Albracht,

The Honorable Terry J. Adamson, Los Angeles County Superior Court, West District, 1999-2000

Recent Speaking Engagements:

Speaker, GGLTSW 19th Annual Review Preview Construction Law Seminar (2013)

Topic: Statutory Remedies Update - DOWNLOAD PODCAST MP3

Panelist, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry (2012 Annual Meeting);

Topic: Does the CM Hold All the Cards? A Critical Look at CM as Agent and CM at Risk and Where it is Headed.

Panelist, GGLTS 18th Annual Review Preview Construction Law Seminar (2012)
Topic: Statutory Remedy Revisions - A Panel Presentation on What You Need to Know About the Changes Affecting Public Entities, Private Owners, Contractors, and Material Suppliers.

Other Past Construction Law Speaking Engagements and Topics:

Purchasing Law in California; Surviving in the Construction Industry for Material Suppliers and Distributors; A Subcontractor’s Guide to Surviving in the Construction Industry; Statutory Remedies on Public and Private Projects (Lorman Education Services); Construction Liens and Other Construction Issues in California (Lorman Education Services); Mechanics Liens and Other Remedies in California; Construction Claims in California; Project Administration: Termination and Project Close-Out and Post Completion Issues.

PUBLICATIONS

Chistopher Ng, received special acknowledgement for consulting and contributing to the California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies, Fourth Edition, Continuing Education of the Bar, California, June 2012 publication.

Christopher Ng, co-author, Change Is Coming to California’s Mechanics Lien Law from the May 2012 issue of the Real Property Reporter, Continuing Education of the Bar - California (CEB).

Christopher Ng, annotation co-author, Acret’s California Mechanics Lien Laws 2012, (BNi Publications 2012).

Christopher Ng, co-author, Does the CM Hold All the Cards? A Critical Look at CM as Agent and CM at Risk and Where it is Headed, written materials, (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry 2012 Annual Meeting).

Christopher Ng, co-author, California Construction Law – Seventeenth Edition, 2012 Supplement, Kenneth C. Gibbs and Gordon Hunt, Chapter 12 – Bankruptcy in the Construction Industry (Wolter Kluwer Law & Business 2012).

Christopher Ng, California Construction Law – 2007 Edition, Chapter 11 Project Closeout (HLK Global Communications, Inc. 2007).

Christopher Ng, Investigate the Payment Bond Surety - Or Else! CASH Register, Volume XXI, July, 2000.

Teaching:

Associate Professor of Business Law at the School of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge; 2005-2012 subjects include contracts, intentional torts, negligence, civil procedure and alternate dispute resolution. 

Guest Lecturer on Construction Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California 

Honors:

Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters Publication, Southern California Rising Stars (2009-2012)

Practice Areas

Collections;
Business Litigation;
Contracts;
Construction Law;
Uniform Commercial Code

Education

Pepperdine University (J.D., cum laude), Malibu, CA, 2001

California State University, Northridge (B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude), Northridge, CA, 1998

Judicial Clerk for The Honorable Lawrence J. Mira, The Honorable James A. Albracht, The Honorable Terry J Adamson, Los Angeles County Superior Court, West District. 1999-2000

Professional Memberships/Certifications

State Bar of California
District of Columbia Bar
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
- Forum on the Construction Industry

Bar Admissions

California, 2001
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2002
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2001
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2002
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2002

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