Construction Law

The construction industry in California can be highly contentious. For many construction businesses, avoiding and resolving disputes are just another part of doing business — although not a very enjoyable one.

Experienced Legal Guidance For Contractors Throughout Southern California

Buscemi Hallett LLP is rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell and proud to be featured in San Diego Magazine's Top Lawyers List. At the San Diego law firm of Buscemi Hallett LLP, our insurance lawyers understand the struggles you face, and can help. Keeping your bottom line in mind, we will strive to resolve your legal claims quickly and cost-effectively while helping you obtain a full recovery.*

Give us a call today for a confidential consultation about your particular challenges.

What Issues Are You Facing?

We represent general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, suppliers and general trade workers in all types of construction-related legal matters throughout the state. Our attorneys have decades of combined legal experience to apply to your construction law issue, including matters involving:

  • Construction contracts: Reviewing, drafting and assisting following a breach of contract
  • Insurance disputes: Denied or delayed claims, indemnification and disagreements regarding coverage
  • Construction defect and SB800 claims: Mitigating alleged damages, litigating industry standards and suing responsible parties
  • Delay claims: Defending and prosecuting construction schedule delay claims
  • Litigation: Avoidance, settling before trial and aggressively defending your position
  • Mechanic's liens: Securing liens, obtaining releases and resolving payment disputes

For your convenience, you may visit our online forms library to view or download commonly used construction-related forms.

Buscemi Hallett LLP serves clients throughout Southern California, including Riverside, Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego.

Providing Aggressive, Cost-Effective Representation. Millions Recovered.

At Buscemi Hallett LLP, we have successfully prosecuted and defended our clients through negotiations and trials, recovering millions of dollars on their behalf. Our attorneys, Michael R. Buscemi and David E. Hallett, have represented some of the largest national and multinational construction companies, material suppliers and engineering firms doing business in the state of California. We routinely assist small contractors and vendors avoid the often drastic impact of nonpayment.

Let us work on your behalf to recover the maximum amount in the shortest time possible. Contact us online or call today at 619-821-9163 to schedule a free initial consultation.

*Past results do not guarantee or predict future outcomes.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.