Law School/Year: University of California, Hastings, 1986
Graduate School/Year: M.S., Construction Management, Stanford University, 1980
College/Year: B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1978
Multimillion-dollar construction claim litigations/arbitrations arising from various major projects, including: San Diego Convention Center, Los Angeles Hyperion Waste Water Treatment Plant, Caltrans Interstate 40 Bridge Rehabilitation, Los Angeles Hotel Cribwall Failure, Caltrans Sacramento Delta Bridge Seismic Upgrade, San Diego Navy Terminal, El Dorado Irrigation Tunnel, UCLA Laboratory and San Diego Water Treatment Plant.
I have practiced exclusively in the area of construction litigation for the past 24 years. I have represented design professionals, contractors, subcontractors and owners in all forms of disputes arising from wide range of public and private works projects, including high-end residential, commercial, hotels, schools, convention centers, hospitals, laboratories, police facilities, pipelines, tunnels, bridges, highways, airport terminals, pump stations, water treatment plants, power generation facilities and canals.
Previously a licensed civil engineer, I began my professional career as a field engineer on a multimillion-dollar project for a national general contracting company. I also worked as a civil engineer for large utility company.
I am a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and Construction Management Association of America.