Newsroom Category: California – San Francisco

ADC Construction Law Seminar – April 3, 2020

Wakako Uritani, Managing Partner in San Francisco and ADC Construction Sublaw Chair, would like to invite you to the 2020 ADC Construction Law Seminar.   When: Friday, April 3, 2020 | 1:30pm – 6:30pm Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Pleasanton, CA This year’s half-day program will focus on trial preparation and presentation. The sessions will provide substantive law and … Continue reading

Our San Francisco office has moved

October has been a very busy month for the firm.  We have found a new location for our San Francisco office in the heart of the world-renown “Financial District”, also referred to as the “Golden Triangle”.  You can now find our fine SF staff at 142 Sansome Street which has taken over the entire Third Floor and are establishing their … Continue reading

Climbing the Ladder of Success at LGP

LGP is proud to announce that four Attorney’s in our office are taking on new roles in our Partnership To view the full article, please click here

LGP Welcomes Robert Titus As Its Newest Partner

LGP WELCOMES ROBERT TITUSAS ITS NEWEST PARTNER We are pleased to announce that Robert B. Titus, formerly associated with Zurich North America, has joined our firm as a Partner in our Southern California office. He brings with him his top-notch legal team which includes attorney Dana Duncan and attorney Julie Testa. Ms. Duncan will head a litigation team in our … Continue reading

Wakako Uritani speaking on a panel at NCDC!

Join Wakako Uritani, our partner in SF, at the 2nd Annual National Construction Defect Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale on November 16-19, 2016! Her panel will be discussing Alternative Dispute Resolution – What Seems to be Working.    Register here: perrinconferences.com.

The Millennium Towers: What’s causing one of the most expensive residential skyscrapers in San Francisco to sink?

As described in the Complaint filed by residents and unit owners of the Millennium Towers against the developer Millennium Partners I, Inc., and the Transbay Joint Powers Authority in August of 2016, the tower has allegedly sunk 16 inches as a result of defective foundation and the construction of the Transbay Transit Center.  According to the Complaint, the building has … Continue reading

The California Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of Mcmillin Decision

As predicted, the California Supreme Court has granted the petition for review of the McMillin decision following the clear split in authorities between the Fourth and Fifth District Court of Appeals. In Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. v. Brookfield Crystal Cove LLC (2013) 219 Cal.App.4th 98, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that compliance with SB800’s pre-litigation procedures prior to … Continue reading

San Francisco office sets up food drive

In keeping with the holiday spirit, Wakako Uritani, a partner in our San Francisco office, has set up a food drive with Second Harvest. For more information and to register your company, click here.

RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT PERMITS BUILDER TO OBTAIN FULL RELEASE

RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT PERMITS BUILDER TO OBTAIN FULL RELEASE IN EXCHANGE FOR CASH SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS The California appellate court has provided guidance to homebuilders, homeowners and counsel concerning the scope of release which may be obtained concerning settlement of a “Right to Repair Act” claim.  In Belasco v. Wells (2015 WL 661273), the plaintiff bought a home from … Continue reading

Defense Judgment: Limitations to a Homeowners’ Association’s Liability

Defense Judgment:  Limitations to a Homeowners’ Association’s Liability Lorber Greenfield & Polito (LGP) recently obtained a defense judgment for a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) client in a bench trial involving a breach of contract claim by one of its members, who owned a condominium unit on the first floor.  The plaintiffs unsuccessfully alleged that the HOA failed to maintain the common … Continue reading