Murchison & Cumming LLP

Construction Law

Murchison & Cumming's highly regarded Construction Law Practice is known throughout California and Nevada for taking on complex construction defect disputes and major claims involving catastrophic construction injuries. Our practice delivers experience and efficiency with an appreciation of each client’s goals and liability exposure.

We are strong advocates for our clients – both in and out of the courtroom. As senior and mid-level attorneys, our experience includes both construction as well as non-construction cases in jurisdictions throughout California and Nevada.

We are dedicated to helping our clients minimize the expense of prolonged litigation. Through early assessment of the client’s potential indemnity, and skillful representation of their interests at the mediation stage, we have successfully obtained out-of-court settlements favorable to their interests.

When settlements cannot be reached, clients can count on us to mount a vigorous defense on their behalf. In numerous jury trials, our attorneys have obtained favorable verdicts, including defense verdicts in cases involving diverse construction related claims, including mold allegations in single- and multi-family residential dwellings and commercial buildings.

Construction Law Clients

We represent insurance carriers, product manufacturers and suppliers, developers, general contractors and subcontractors engaged in projects that range from single-family homes and large apartment buildings, to shopping malls and college campuses.

Our clients also include a broad spectrum of large and small trades:

  • Grading
  • Roofing
  • Framing
  • Structural concrete
  • Hard scape installation
  • Stucco
  • Window installation and design
  • Landscaping
  • Finish grading
  • Flooring
  • Finish carpentry
  • Countertop installation
Construction Law Capabilities

We handle some of the most complex litigation involving residential, commercial and public-sector construction projects, including claims related to:

  • Landslides and subsidence
  • Mold
  • Product defects
  • Workmanship
  • Miscellaneous construction-related litigation

For more information about the Construction Law Practice Group of Murchison & Cumming LLP, its attorneys and services, please contact:

Jean A. Dalmore, Co-Chair

Matthew H. Printz, Co-Chair
619-544-6838 x215


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