The following outcomes do not include licensing-related results involving the
Arizona Registrar of Contractors.
Recovered the entire principal ($267,500) plus 18% interest and the vast majority of the excavation contractor’s
attorneys’ fees and costs in a lawsuit against a developer who refused to pay
for construction work about which there were no complaints.
Through arbitration, we obtained 100% of the principal, 18%
interest and all of a gymnasium floor subcontractor’s attorneys’ fees and costs
in a lawsuit against the general contractor, who refused to pay despite being
paid for the work by the owner.
Negotiated a settlement with an Arizona city on behalf of a
general contractor in the construction of an airport runway. We convinced the
city to waive liquidated damages and issue a check for more than $425,000
without having to file a lawsuit.
Negotiated a settlement in excess of $1 million on behalf
of a subcontractor in a dispute with the general contractor on a high-profile
Negotiated claims against an Arizona county on behalf of an
unpaid paving subcontractor. We were able to recover all of the principal, 12%
interest and the majority of the client’s attorneys’ fees.
Recovered $175,000 from a general contractor, on behalf of
a subcontractor, on a pay-if-paid clause by winning a motion for partial summary
judgment on the eve of trial.
Successfully represented a local roofing contractor against
the owner of a large condominium complex who refused to pay more than $150,000
in insurance proceeds earmarked for roofing work. We recovered the entire amount
of the claim plus our client’s attorney’s fees.
Recovered more than $800,000 for a multi-state construction
supplier in a lawsuit against the general contractor on multiple projects.
Successfully defended a mineral appraisal firm against a
$3.5 million claim alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation. We reached a
zero-dollar settlement with the plaintiffs.
Sued the owner of an apartment complex for wrongful
termination of a contract with a roofing contractor. Without performing any work
on the project, our client recovered the entire projected profit that they would
have realized if the contract had been honored.
Successfully represented a concrete supplier in a breach of
contract lawsuit against a general contractor, recovering our client’s $60,000
claim and winning a $40,000 award for attorney’s fees.
Won a dismissal of a bank’s deficiency claim against our
client, and the bank was ordered to pay our clients’ attorney’s fees.
Sued the owner of a medical facility to foreclose on a mechanic’s
lien, recovering 100% of the principal (more than $120,000) and obtaining
attorney’s fees, costs and 18% interest pursuant to the
Arizona Prompt Payment Act.
In a lawsuit for breach of contract, won a full judgment
and partial recovery for a carpentry contractor against an out-of-state owner
and general contractor on an Arizona hotel project.
By persuading the court to invalidate a supplier’s
preliminary 20-day notices served on our client, obtained a dismissal of the
supplier’s $170,000 bond claim.
Successfully represented a homebuilder in ROC complaints,
lawsuits and arbitrations brought by seven homeowners in the same development.
Most of the complaints and legal actions were dismissed, and our client ended up
paying just $800.