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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Construction

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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

Market sources praise the firm's "fantastic lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented SONGS Decommissioning Services in litigation with Southern California Edison concerning the decommissioning of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

Notable practitioners

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.
"He brings a very specialist construction expertise to cases." "He is knowledgeable, capable and a good guy."

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 has specialized construction expertise, which is invaluable for handling complex construction cases." "John is such a sophisticated and talented construction litigator. He brings a wealth of knowledge into his case strategies and can really bring the most complex matters to resolution." "He is tremendous and at the top of his game."

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 is a fine lawyer and very good at handling mega construction projects." "He is fantastic."

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Construction Department

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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725 South Figueroa Street

Suite 2800

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90017-5406

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California

Construction


Clark Thiel
Band 3
John R Heisse II
Band 1
Robert B Thum
Senior Statespeople