BART v. GE Transportation Systems
We represented GE in a $500 million federal court litigation in the Northern District of California involving the development of an experimental train control technology for BART. The case successfully settled after a partial summary judgment motion knocked out BART’s breach of contract claim based on the exclusive remedy provision of the contract.
County of San Mateo – San Mateo County Health Center
Represented the County of San Mateo in disputes arising from its five-phased renovation and construction project to replace its aging hospital facility with a state-of-the art, full service medical facility, including a dispute of more than $2 million involving the project's former architect, a delay and backcharge dispute of more than $1.4 million with the project's construction manager, and multi-million dollar disputes with various trade contractors.
Hokuli'a Community Association, Inc. and the Club at Hokuli'a
The Hokuli'a Community Association and the Club at Hokuli'a engaged Farella to prosecute claims against the developer of a master planned community in Hawaii after it failed to complete its work under three development agreements. Farella was also retained to prosecute claims against the bond surety who issued three performance bonds for the project in the penal sum of $50 million, but refused to perform its obligations.
City and County of San Francisco – Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant
Represented the City and County of San Francisco in connection with a $40 million claim arising out of the design and construction of the Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Dublin San Ramon Services District – Wastewater Treatment Plant
Represented a multipurpose Northern California agency in contract drafting, bid review and bid protests, and contractor claims for construction costs arising out of the construction and expansion of the District’s treatment plant and pipelines.
Fujian Pacific Electric Co. – Coal-Fired Power Plant
Represented Fujian Pacific Electric Co. in prosecuting claims for liquidated damages and defending claims for delay, bonus payments and extra work, arising out of a coal-fired power plant in Fujian Province, Peoples Republic of China.