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USA 2022
California Construction
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3 Ranked Lawyers

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Construction - California
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What the team is known for

Recognized for its full-service construction offering, housing additional expertise in environmental regulatory compliance and complex financing. Recommended for its work on high-profile litigation and arbitrations, with further expertise on construction contracting, including EPC contracts. Advises international clients on issues such as engineering, procurement and public-private partnerships. Also noted for its expertise in areas such as government contracts and insurance recovery.

Strengths

"They are a very good construction firm."

Work highlights

Pillsbury acted as counsel for the policyholder, Wilshire Vermont Housing Partners, in a property damage case seeking recovery of construction defect, resulting damage and related business loss at a transit-oriented mixed-use development with damages valued in excess of $150 million.

Notable practitioners

Robert Thum is noted for his expertise in construction contracts, and counts owners, general contractors and subcontractors among his varied clientele. He also counsels his clients on dispute resolution matters.
"He's an excellent construction attorney and litigator." "Robert Thum is one of the most brilliant construction lawyers in the state."

John Heisse is skilled in the handling of both contentious and noncontentious construction matters involving projects across the healthcare, transportation, hospitality and energy sectors.
"He's very strong in the area; one of the smartest construction lawyers in the state."

Clark Thiel advises a wide range of clients, including design professionals, developers, contractors and owners, on risk management and construction disputes. He has experience handling litigation involving delays, professional liability, construction deficiencies and breach of contract, and regularly assists with the drafting and negotiation of contracts.
"Clark Thiel is a superb attorney."

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