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Ralls Gruber & Niece

Construction

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What the team is known for

A boutique firm that regularly acts for large contractors and engineering clients in a wide variety of construction matters. Praised by market sources for the strength of its litigation practice.

Work highlights

Represented the owner, Oceanwide Plaza, in connection with approximately $400 million in claims arising from the construction of the $1.5 billion Oceanwide Plaza project in Los Angeles.

Notable practitioners

Aaron Gruber wins praise for his representation of clients from the construction sector in a variety for disputes, ranging from breach of contract litigation to delay claims.
"Aaron Gruber is a go-to construction litigator."

John Foust offers significant experience assisting owners and developers with the full range of construction matters. He handles contract negotiations as well as breach of contract claims.
"John Foust is a practical and super-smart lawyer."

John Ralls has considerable experience handling construction disputes and advising on licensing issues concerning commercial, energy and industrial projects. His clients include several owners, contractors, design professionals, construction managers and suppliers.
"He has a good courtroom presence where his likability plays well with judges and juries."

Rowan Mason is highly regarded in the market for his growing practice in construction litigation. He has significant experience acting in breach of contract disputes and handling defect claims.
"He adds value and provides actionable advice based on his good knowledge of the construction industry."

Department Information

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Overview

The firm’s construction department provides a full range of services to cover the life cycle of a construction project, from pre-development to post-completion.

Contract Drafting & Negotiation

Ralls Gruber has extensive experience drafting and negotiating design and construction agreements for a wide variety of public and private building and infrastructure projects, including bridges, power plants, wind farms, solar farms, hotels, casinos, hospitals, and university campuses.

Project Advice & Counsel

The firm often acts as project counsel and provides day-to-day advice on issues such as change orders, time extensions, impacts, licensing issues, insurance issues, terminations, and close-outs.

Claims & Disputes

Ralls Gruber specializes in in the prosecution and defense of construction claims, such as schedule claims, extra work claims, design errors, defective work, termination, and all other manner of impact claims.

Construction

Ralls Gruber & Niece

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Location

1700 S El Camino Real, Suite 150

San Mateo

California

USA

CA 94402

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California

Construction


Aaron Gruber
Band 3
Rowan Mason
Up and Coming