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Hanson Bridgett LLP

Construction

4 ranked lawyersBand 1CaliforniaUSA 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong profile for its work in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) development, structuring complex contracts across a range of construction schemes. Also advises clients on matters such as insurance coverage disputes, contract negotiation and surety disputes as part of its broad practice. Known for advising on projects in the infrastructure, healthcare and education sectors, among others. Able to offer expertise in CEQA and other environmental law compliance matters arising in construction projects.

Strengths

"The firm has a great construction practice."

Work highlights

Hanson Bridgett acted in a dispute between Flatiron Kiewit and HNTB Corporation in a follow-on arbitration arising from the Presidio Parkway Project.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Giacomini is a specialist trial lawyer with extensive experience resolving complex construction-related disputes at trial or through ADR proceedings.
"Andrew is the best litigation attorney I have ever met." "He's a construction expert and a great litigator; among the best in assessing potential outcomes."

David Buoncristiani has over four decades of experience handling construction-related disputes. He is well versed in both public and private construction cases, and is regularly called upon to represent his clients in international matters.
"He is a really brilliant trial lawyer."

Howard Ashcraft is a highly regarded construction litigator, noted for his handling of complex disputes in the US and further afield. His extensive experience encompasses a range of technical design and infrastructure projects.

Lisa Dal Gallo advises on large public and private projects, and offers expertise concerning a variety of construction contract delivery models.

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Construction


Andrew G Giacomini
Band 4
David Buoncristiani
Band 2
Howard W Ashcraft
Band 1
Lisa Dal Gallo
Band 4