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Santa Clarita Construction Law Attorney

Our Los Angeles Business Lawyers Protect Contractors, Architects, Suppliers & Developers

Construction projects, both large and small, public and private, residential, commercial or industrial, all present numerous opportunities in which legal disputes can arise. When a problem does arise, typically every entity with any involvement in the project - developers, architects, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers or product manufacturers - along with each of their respective insurers, becomes ensnared in the ensuing litigation.

Poole Shaffery has developed a reputation for providing exceptional representation in all phases of complex litigation, from inception through trials and appeals. We are also experienced in the representation of a variety of entities involved in every phase of construction, including developers, general contractors, subcontractors and other construction-related professionals. The firm practices in all areas of construction law, including construction defect disputes, disputes concerning obligations under subcontract agreements, and matters arising from the sale of improved real property.

Poole Shaffery ’s construction law expertise includes:

  • Defending developers, general contractors and subcontractors in Construction Defect Litigation
  • Negotiating and drafting development agreements and subcontracts to facilitate residential and commercial project planning and completion;
  • Representation of developers, owners, associations, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, product manufacturers, engineers and architects, as well as their respective coverage providers;
  • Claims of defective design, materials, construction or subsurface conditions involving commercial, single family and multiunit residential projects;
  • Claims arising in the context of condominium conversions, including issues regarding DRE submissions, reserve studies and initial budgets;
  • Claims involving property damage or personal injury at project sites, including premises liability;
  • Representation in all aspects of civil litigation in both state and federal court, as well as in mediation and arbitration;
  • Representation in regulatory or administrative hearings or proceedings; and
  • Claims of misrepresentation arising out of real property transfers.

With established expertise in long-cause, complex civil litigation as well as success in the alternative dispute resolution process (mediation and/or contractual arbitration), Poole Shaffery provides construction and real estate professionals with vigorous, thorough and cost-efficient representation in all construction-related matters, and at all stages of the dispute process.

Speak with our team for litigation and counsel all over the state. Our California business lawyers have offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County, and Santa Clarita.

Poole Shaffery has successfully represented various clients in the construction industry, including:

  • Defense of large scale residential and multi-unit condominium developers embroiled in complex litigation involving alleged construction defects, purported misrepresentations made during the sales process, and fraud brought by tenants and homeowners.
  • Defense and successful settlement of mass party lawsuit against owners of a large multi-unit residential and condominium conversion project faced with allegations of failing to repair various defective conditions at project, failing to establish an adequate DRE operating budget and reserve study and allegedly misleading more than 200 homeowners and residents.
  • Consultation and defense of not-for-profit organization involved in urban redevelopment and large scale residential renovation and rehabilitation projects.
  • Defense of various individual building contractors and trade professionals, including plumbing contractors, architects, engineers, drillers, flooring contractors, and roofers, involved in claims and lawsuits arising from purported damage to residential and commercial structures, including water leaks, flooding, water intrusion issues, damaged foundations, soil subsidence, failed roofing, wood-related defects, defective flooring and structural issues.
  • Defense of California utility companies involved in third-party property damage suits, inverse condemnation matters, and suits involving alleged soil subsidence damage.
  • State and federal regulatory proceedings and lawsuits arising from building product defects, code compliance, installation and design.

Contact a construction law attorney today at: (855) 997-7522

  • The attorneys at the firm focus on getting results in negotiations, litigation, and appeals alike.

  • Poole Shaffery provides information on the latest developments in business law matters and how they can affect you.

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