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Nossaman LLP


Nossaman's team of highly qualified lawyers has the expertise to guide you through every phase of construction and navigate the successful resolution of disputes that may arise. We represent owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, and others in the construction industry, and help them complete significant projects throughout California. We guide clients through the maze of regulatory approvals often necessary before a project can become a reality. Our deep understanding of the insurance issues that can arise in the construction context, and particularly in construction defect litigation, differentiates Nossaman from other firms that handle construction claims. We partner with your project team and always put your best interests and business objectives at the forefront.


Construction Litigation

Nossaman has broad experience and an enviable record of success representing project owners, developers, general contractors, design and other professionals, and product manufacturers, in construction defect and product liability disputes. Nossaman's construction lawyers set themselves apart with:

  • a deep knowledge of insurance coverage issues
  • expertise in environmental laws and regulations
  • experience using all forms of ADR to resolve disputes
  • cutting-edge courtroom technology
  • a broad network of contacts with some of the best experts in the construction field
  • efficient staffing of cases
  • a strong, established reputation in the industry


Construction Transactions

Nossaman has a deep understanding of all aspects and phases of construction transactions, including:

  • Procurement and negotiation strategies
  • Claims avoidance
  • Request for proposals
  • Developing change order provisions
  • Preparation of contracts 
  • Risk analysis, mitigation and indemnity
  • Contract and procurement implementation
  • Contract administration
  • Construction management service agreements
  • Insurance requirements


Construction Claims

Nossaman's construction claims work covers all the types of construction claims that arise for public and private sector clients throughout a construction project, including:

  • Delay claims
  • Change order claims
  • Mechanics lien claims
  • Stop notice claims 
  • Bond claims
  • Differing site condition claims
  • Contract termination claims 
  • Additional compensation and payment claims
  • False claim matters
  • Environmental and toxic waste claims
  • Bidding disputes and protests



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