Experience

Golden Gateway Center – Apartment Complex Projects

Assisted Golden Gateway Center in drafting contracts for the repair of its apartment facilities in San Francisco, as well as for updating its fire control systems.  Represented Golden Gateway Center in connection with various faulty workmanship claims.

$15 Million Hospital Construction Project

Represented a terminated general contractor in connection with a $15 million hospital construction project located in Folsom, California. The case involved the pursuit of unpaid amounts due, as well as the defense of substantial delay and other claims.

Napa Valley Wine Train Project

At a value of over $54 million, the Napa Valley Wine Train Project was, at the time, one of the largest federal stimulus projects in California.  The Project involved replacing the Wine Train's rail bridge in downtown Napa, the construction of a new flood wall to protect the Wine Train's station, and the relocation of several miles of tracks.  We acted as co-counsel in representing Suulutaaq, Inc., a subsidiary of an Alaska Native Corporation, in a payment and performance dispute with one of its subcontractors.

Reservoir and Dam Project - Sea Ranch, CA

Represented the Sea Ranch Water Company in connection with a claim arising out of the design and construction of a reservoir and dam servicing the Sea Ranch community.

Rincon Center, San Francisco

Represented Rincon Center Associates in connection with water-infiltration claims arising out of the design and construction of Rincon Center in San Francisco.

Rosendin Electric - Life Safety Replacement Project

Represented Rosendin Electric in connection with a claim for extra work on a Life Safety Replacement Project at 101 California Street in San Francisco.

Royal Kunia Master Planned Community

Retained by one of the largest and most prominent residential developers in Hawaii, to defend it against claims in excess of $40 million relating to the development and financing of Royal Kunia II, part of a high-profile 500-acre master planned community on the Island of Oahu.

San Francisco Giants – AT&T Park

Represented the San Francisco Giants in connection with several claims arising out of the construction of AT&T Park.

Sony Metreon

Represented Sony Corporation of America in connection with roughly $50 million in delay and other claims arising out of the design and construction of the Sony Metreon in San Francisco.

Wisconsin Energy/Elm Road

Represented Wisconsin Energy and Power in connection with the development of a $2.3 billion twin unit super critical coal-fired power plant on the banks of Lake Michigan.  Our representation included defending against a $515 million claim by the project's general contractor.