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Recognized for its notable construction litigation capabilities, maintaining an active presence in disputes arising from major public projects. Also frequently advises on contract negotiation and administration. Significant experience advising insurance companies in their roles as sureties for construction projects. Offers particular strength in the south of the state from its Irvine office.
Clients note that the team is "incredibly responsive and always leaves us completely satisfied with their work."
Another client reports that the attorneys "are great at assessing and consistently targeting the final goal in a matter. They correctly assess what the relevant priorities are."
Represented Kiewit Power Constructors in its dispute with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The dispute involved liability for Kiewit's costs to accelerate its work on the $440 million Scattergood Power Plant modernization project, which were incurred due to delays in delivery of equipment for which LADWP was responsible under the contract.
Robert Niesley is described by market sources as "an excellent surety lawyer." He handles a wide array of disputes, including those involving delays, lost productivity and differing site conditions.