Real Estate & Construction Defect Litigation

Mr. Long is experienced in real estate and construction law, including:

  • real estate transactions;
  • investment property disputes;
  • hotels;
  • luxury condominiums;
  • multifamily residential properties;
  • escrow;
  • wrongful foreclosure;
  • insurance coverage disputes re: real property;
  • CSLB disputes;
  • adverse possession;
  • surety claims;
  • indemnification;
  • title;
  • construction loan disputes;
  • lis pendens;
  • mechanic’s liens;
  • general contractors;
  • subcontractors;
  • change orders and RFIs;
  • delay damages;
  • letters of credit;
  • complex construction defect litigation; and
  • multiparty owner / architect / engineer / general contractor / subcontractor disputes on multiple trades.

Representative Real Estate and Construction Law Cases

Represented owner-investor successfully in highly contested real property litigation involving a $25,000,000 luxury development.

Handled over a dozen simultaneous active cases in real estate and construction defect litigation with alleged damages ranging from $1,500,000 to $10,000,000+. 

Trial attorney in multiple high-stakes real property cases in both federal and state court.

Experienced in high-stakes litigation in jury and bench trials, including extensive discovery, law and motion and post-trial practice.

Experienced litigating entrenched foreclosure disputes, mechanic’s liens, landlord-tenant, and contractor-subcontractor disputes to favorable conclusion.

Assert and defend claims involving surety and insurance coverage disputes for alleged construction defects in highly complex multiparty, multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Resolved numerous mechanic’s lien disputes in settlement in the context of pre-litigation and litigation.

Litigated plaintiff-insured’s rights in insurance disputes to successful conclusion against insurance carriers; litigate defendant-insured hands-on and in collaboration with insurance-appointed counsel.