Ted R Gropman
Provided by Ted R Gropman
A partner in the Construction Practice, Ted Gropman has devoted his practice exclusively to construction law for more than 4138 years, including the representation of contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and institutional owners on private and public works projects. Ted has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration of disputes involving delay and impact claims, scope of work disputes, mechanic’s liens and stop notices, bid protests and construction defects, as well as contract drafting and review. Ted’s experience includes: recovering (after trial and appeal) $10.9 million for an electrical subcontractor on its pass-through claims against a public entity owner of a large waste treatment plant in Southern California; recovering more than $7 million for a general contractor in litigation over construction of a wastewater treatment plant in Northern California; recovering more than $13 million for a general contractor on its extra work and delay/disruption claims on a public works college project; and successfully arguing to the California Supreme Court the unenforceability of a “pay if paid” clause in a subcontract.
Member, Large Complex Case Program Panelist, American Arbitration Association
J.D., University of West Los Angeles School of Law, 1980, member, UWLA Law Review; B.A., Sonoma State College, 1973
Ted Gropman's expertise covers both private and public projects, and he is regularly called upon to handle litigation stemming from delays and construction defects, among other issues. He is also well versed in noncontentious matters such as contract drafting and review.