Richard J. Wittbrodt is recognized as a leading construction lawyer by the Chambers USA Directory of Leading Lawyers and is noted in Chambers as “highly ethical and very smart” and“a brilliant strategist.” Mr. Wittbrodt is a member of the Governing Committee for the ABA Forum on Construction Law, which is the largest organization of construction lawyers in the world.
He is also an equity partner of the firm. His primary emphasis is in construction litigation, including prosecuting and defending claims of delay, disruption, defective construction, mechanics lien and stop notice foreclosure actions, for both public and private projects. Mr. Wittbrodt has experience representing large general contractors with multi-million dollar complex hospital construction cases involving OSHPD, delay, design issues, breach of contract, warranty of plans and specifications, prompt payment requirements, contract interpretation issues, and lost profits.
Furthermore, he is one of the attorneys in California to be a LEED AP®. In the commercial practice area, he has substantial experience in securing and defending preliminary remedies (including writs of attachment, possession, and injunctions) and secured transactions. He is also a frequent lecturer to many construction industry associations.