Jones Day

Construction Department

California
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What the team is known for Celebrated construction practice that attracts an impressive client base on major transactions and litigation. Receives praise for its work on infrastructure projects both in the US and abroad, with experience of significant matters in Asia, Australasia and Europe. Experience includes significant energy, healthcare and transportation projects.

Work highlights Represented Transbay Joint Powers Authority in litigation arising from the sinking of the 56-story Millennium Tower in downtown San Francisco.

Notable practitioners

Daniel McMillan has a strong reputation in the construction space, representing clients in high-profile litigation, including insurance matters and design defects. He also advises clients in renovation projects, including design and construction agreements.  Market insiders call him a "terrific attorney" with a "strong reputation."

Stephen O'Neal maintains an international construction practice and routinely advises multinational energy companies on international litigation and arbitration. A client calls him "excellent, experienced and someone who knows the international construction arbitration sector." Another source adds: "He is a go-to attorney who is knowledgeable about construction internationally."