Bruce Lorber

Founding/Managing Partner

Bruce W. Lorber holds an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell®.
Mr. Lorber was awarded “San Diego Defense Lawyer of the Year” in 2015 by The San
Diego Defense Lawyers Association and the “Legends of an Era” Award at the 2018 West
Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar in California for “inspiring, contributing and
advocating for the betterment of the Construction Defect community.” He has also
received recognition as a Super Lawyer for many consecutive years in a row.

His practice emphasizes the representation of Developers and General Contractors in
construction defect claims. Over the last 40 years, he has defended several thousand
claims asserted against various members of the construction industry, well in excess of

Mr. Lorber has served as arbitrator, mediator, and Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego
Municipal and Superior Courts. He is also a sought-after speaker in construction litigation
for insurance companies, clients, attorney associations, and industry affiliates. He is
admitted to practice law in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, and

Mr. Lorber is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Practice Area(s):

  • Construction Law
  • Casualty
  • Admitted:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Colorado
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Memberships:

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers Association
  • San Diego Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Nevada Bar Association
  • Oregon Bar Association
  • Washington Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Education:

  • University of San Diego School of Law, 1976
  • Southern Oregon College, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1974.
  • Speaking Engagements:

  • Building Industry Association; West Coast Casualty
  • California/ Nevada Consumer Attorney Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego County Superior Court
  • Community Associations Institute
  • Nevada State Bar
  • Lorman Group

    And various insurance companies including:
  • AIG
  • Allied World
  • Chubb
  • National Claims Services
  • Sompo International
  • W.R. Berkley
  • X.L. Catlan
  • Zurich