Mr. Mass’ experience combines first-hand knowledge of construction, construction management and project finance with extensive experience in construction litigation, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He also has broad experience in project development, construction contracts and subcontracts, change orders, site selection, and permitting requirements.
Mr. Mass represents a broad spectrum of clients – owners, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, subcontractors and others – in disputes throughout Southern California. These cases involve delay and mismanagement claims, construction defect, and the spectrum of mechanic’s lien disputes.
In construction litigation, Mr. Mass has litigated project-wide problems, such as performance disputes and procurement issues, as well as delay and mismanagement claims, mechanic’s liens, insurance issues, professional malpractice, construction defect and related personal injury claims. He has worked on the full range of projects, from electrical substations and large residential track developments, to single family high-end custom homes and unique commercial tenant improvement projects.
On the transactional side, Mr. Mass has prepared extensive prime construction contracts, elaborate subcontract agreements, recorded mechanic’s liens and releases, drafted lengthy multiparty settlement agreements, and prepared litigation related case management orders, confidentiality clauses, and other documentation specific to the construction industry.