USA California Construction
- Ali Salamirad SMTD Law LLP
- David F. McPherson Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP
- Gregg Dulik Seyfarth Shaw LLP
- James Diwik Troutman Pepper
- Jonathan Dunn SMTD Law LLP
- Marilyn Klinger SMTD Law LLP
- Neil O'Donnell Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
- Robert Niesley Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP
- Scott Hennigh Hennigh Law Corporation
- Andrew G GiacominiHanson Bridgett LLP
- Craig RamseyerProcopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
- Hector EspinosaPierce Kavcioglu Espinosa & Cesar LLP
- Lisa Dal GalloHanson Bridgett LLP
- Mary SalamoneProcopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
- Richard Van DuzerFarella Braun + Martel LLP
- Sara KornblattGibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP
- Jane Kearl Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP
- Jason Thornton Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
- Jeffrey B Kirzner Jones Day
- John A Yacovelle Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
- Joseph McGowan Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
- Joseph Sestay Alston & Bird LLP
- Justine Kastan Rutan & Tucker LLP
- Nathan Cohen Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
- Peter Sheridan Glaser, Weil, Fink, Howard, Jordan & Shapiro, LLP
- Philip Blanchard Rutan & Tucker LLP
- Ronald Helmuth Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
- Rowan Mason Ralls Gruber & Niece
- Anthony NiccoliAtkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
- Armenak KavciogluPierce Kavcioglu Espinosa & Cesar LLP
- Mark HartneyAllen Matkins
Up and Coming
Associates to watch
1Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLPConstruction2023 | Band 1 |Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is recognized for its full-service construction offering, housing particular expertise in high-stakes contentious construction matters, such as litigation stemming from delays, defective construction and change order issues. Recommended for its work 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.
- Hanson Bridgett LLPConstruction2023 | Band 1
2Alston & Bird LLPConstruction2023 | Band 2 |Alston & Bird LLP offers expertise spanning the full range of construction disputes involving major private and public projects. The firm is further able to advise on the full spectrum of construction issues, including project planning and contract negotiations, through to contract claims and litigation. Its clients include engineering and design companies, contractors and subcontractors, as well as both public and private owners. The group demonstrates notable strength in infrastructure, power generation and renewable energy developments. Alston & Bird demonstrates recent activity in connection with residential, commercial and mixed-use construction projects. 2Jones DayConstruction2023 | Band 2 |Jones Day is home to a celebrated construction practice that attracts an impressive client base on major transactions and litigation. The team receives praise for its work on infrastructure projects both in the US and abroad, with experience of significant matters in Asia, Australasia and Europe. Its experience includes significant energy, healthcare and transportation projects. The attorneys offer noted expertise in cases concerning completed projects, including those involving defective designs and structural failures. 2Rutan & Tucker LLPConstruction2023 | Band 2 |Rutan & Tucker LLP is an established construction group that advises on project delivery relating to public-private partnerships and major infrastructure developments. The team enjoys extensive experience in construction contract and design-build contract drafting and negotiations. It demonstrates additional capacity for handling claims management and procurement issues. The firm's clients include contractors, developers, public bodies and design professionals.
- Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLPConstruction2023 | Band 2
3Nixon Peabody LLPConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco and Los Angeles-based practice advises contractor and owner-side clients including public entities throughout the life cycle of a construction project. The firm advises clients in contract formation, project management and litigation arising in court or ADR forums. 3Ralls Gruber & NieceConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Ralls Gruber & Niece represents Dragados USA / Flatiron Joint Venture, in a series of arbitrations involving change orders, delay and disruption claims in the construction of California’s multi-billion-dollar High Speed Rail Project. 3Rogers Joseph O'DonnellConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Rogers Joseph O'Donnell is a boutique construction firm with notable expertise in advising on public sector projects such as transport and energy infrastructure developments. Acts in a variety of construction disputes, including contract award controversies, design contract claims and bid protests. Clients include major national and international contractors and designers, as well as subcontractors and suppliers. 3Troutman PepperConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Troutman Pepper is noted for its representation of clients in high-stakes construction disputes, including those relating to highly technical, time-sensitive infrastructure projects such as power plants, transportation projects and oil and gas pipelines. The team impresses in both litigation and arbitration. 3Varela, Lee, Metz & GuarinoConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Verela, Lee, Metz & Guarino is home to an experienced team with a large presence in Northern California. The group handles the full gamut of construction law matters, from contract drafting to project management and dispute resolution. It has a particular focus on public work projects, often acting for state, federal and local governments. The firm also acts for major energy, transportation and engineering corporations. 3Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLPConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Watt, Tieder is recognized for its notable construction litigation capabilities, maintaining an active presence in disputes arising from major public projects. The team also frequently advises on contract negotiation and administration. It has significant experience advising insurance companies in their roles as sureties for construction projects. The firm offers particular strength in the south of the state from its Irvine office.
- Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLPConstruction2023 | Band 3
4Peckar & Abramson, P.C.Construction2023 | Band 4 |Peckar & Abramson, P.C. advises on construction litigation such as negligence claims, contract disputes and lease issues. Peckar also offers day-to-day advice on a range of projects including hospitals, residential buildings and manufacturing facilities. It is recognized for its extensive experience in representing contractors and construction managers. Offers an impressive coverage of the state, with offices in both Northern and Southern California. 4Seyfarth Shaw LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4 |Seyfarth Shaw has offices located in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento from which they represent contractors and owners, including public entities, in construction drafting, mechanics' liens and construction-related disputes. The firm's construction expertise in the state is bolstered by a strong real estate department. 4Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4 |Sheppard, Mullin is able to advise on all aspects of major local, national and international projects. It assists clients from the start of a project to completion on everything from contract negotiations to high-stakes litigation. The firm acts for clients from across the construction space, including developers, design professionals and lenders. The group displays notable expertise in renewable energy matters. 4SMTD Law LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4 |SMTD Law LLP advises owners, developers, contractors and suppliers on a wide range of construction and government contracts matters. It is noted for its expertise in public works and in commercial and private construction projects. The firm represents its clients in complex contract negotiations, as well as disputes concerning payment, design and delays.
- Allen MatkinsConstruction2023 | Band 4
- Farella Braun + Martel LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4
- Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4
- Pierce Kavcioglu Espinosa & Cesar LLPConstruction2023 | Band 4
5Hennigh Law CorporationConstruction2023 | Band 5 |Hennigh Law successfully represented the owner of The Pointe in a long-running construction dispute with Viracon pursuant to the design of the curtainwall system for the premier office building, wherein over $13 million in direct damages were awarded in an arbitration finding. 5Smith, Currie & Hancock LLPConstruction2023 | Band 5 |Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP is a national construction-focused firm with a growing reputation in San Francisco. It advises on private, public, residential and commercial projects. The firm represents clients in a range of construction disputes, including delay and payment claims. It is also capable of handling a variety of construction-related insurance coverage disputes.
- Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & RomoConstruction2023 | Band 5