Philip C. Zvonicek is the resident partner at the Irvine office, where he practices commercial, construction and real estate law. He was named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list as a top attorney in California by Los Angeles Magazine in 2017 and 2018. Mr. Zvonicek represents commercial and residential landlords in all aspects of real estate, including negotiating agreements, prosecuting breach of lease claims, defending lawsuits involving claims of habitability, wrongful eviction, and statutory violations.
Mr. Zvonicek also represents homeowners associations and management companies with respect to residential and commercial property management. He advises on revisions to governing documents, informal dispute resolution, compliance with governing documents, and enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Zvonicek maintains a broad and diverse client base which ranges from individuals and small start-ups, to large regional and global companies. Mr. Zvonicek is general counsel to several real estate and property management companies wherein he handles all aspects of their real estate matters.
Mr. Zvonicek has a background in construction litigation representing developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and material and equipment suppliers in construction disputes. He also represents and consults with developers and contractors on construction defect claims.
Mr. Zvonicek handles business disputes on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He represents clients at the trial level and has tried cases before judges, juries, and arbitrators. He has experience in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California.
Mr. Zvonicek is fluent in the Czech language and is a licensed pilot.