Practice Areas


Construction Law and Public Contracts:


The firm provides legal guidance and counseling to clients at every stage of a construction project. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience in virtually every type of construction project, including airports, power plants, hospitals, major sports venues, office buildings, correctional facilities, retail locations, major residential projects, universities, courthouses, petrochemical plants, dams, pipelines, and wastewater and water treatment facilities. The firm represents public and private owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers with respect to almost every conceivable circumstance that can arise before, during, and after completion of a construction project. The firm’s attorneys litigate and counsel clients in the resolution of matters on high profile delay, disruption and cost overrun claims.

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Business and Commercial Law:


The firm assists its construction industry clientele in collection matters and the enforcement of statutory mechanics’ liens, stop notices, and bond rights, as well as a broad spectrum of publicly and privately held companies in a variety of business transactions and litigation. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience in the representation of secured and unsecured creditors, as well as all parties to real and personal property transactions. The firm handles all aspects of creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings. For corporate clients, the firm offers services equivalent to those of general counsel, as well as counseling on operational issues.

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International Business and Dispute Resolution:


Responding to client demand and the increasing focus of U.S. companies expanding into foreign markets, our firm has launched a new cross-border business and dispute resolution practice group.

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Labor and Employment Law:


The firm offers exceptional and cost-effective representation to employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. The firm’s attorneys provide legal counsel to a wide range of private businesses, municipalities and institutions. The firm’s attorneys emphasize preventative counseling and education in order to promote a healthy workplace environment and avoid employment disputes. The firm has extensive trial experience defending against employment claims, including claims of wrongful termination, retaliation, employment discrimination and harassment.

  
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Healthcare:

 

Our firm focuses on all phases and legal aspects related to the formation, development, syndication, construction and operation of outpatient surgery centers and private medical practices.

 

We provide California and Nevada clients with legal services and consulting relating to State and Federal regulatory compliance. 

 

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Insurance Law and Risk Management:


The firm represents both insureds and insurers in claims and coverage disputes, including first-party property losses, casualty claims, surety claims, reinsurance, excess insurance, and multi-carrier litigation. The firm’s attorneys are highly experienced in risk management, as well as the analysis, negotiation and litigation of insurance coverage issues common to the business, real estate, manufacturing, construction, and title insurance industries.

 
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Real Estate Law:


The firm’s attorneys assist clients in all aspects of real property transactions, including acquisitions, financing, development, leasing, management and sales. The firm also assists clients with due diligence investigations and the coordination of environmental assessments and evaluations.

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Common Interest Community Law:


The firm is recognized as a premier firm in common interest community law and related practice areas of real estate, insurance and construction law. The firm provides a wide variety of legal services to community associations including: interpretation and enforcement of governing documents, assisting with developer to association transition, construction defects and post litigation recovery guidance.

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