Construction Law

Quick Reference

  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Contractors Licensing (CSLB)
  • OSHA
  • Payment Disputes
  • Public & Private Works Projects
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Stop Notices

Legal Services

The Santa Rosa law firm provides advice and counsel to individuals and businesses involved in the construction industry, including owners, developers and builders and contractors as well as subcontractors. It provides assistance with regard to Responsible Managing Officers (RMO’s) and RME’s. O’Brien, Watters & Davis law firm also handles various kinds of litigation involving the construction industry including construction defect litigation. We have represented owners, developers, general contractors, and various subcontractors in various trades such as job superintendents, framing contractors, electrical contractors, sheet metal contractors, dry wall contractors, roofing contractors, sorts and grading, etc.

We also provide a full-range of legal services to the construction industry regarding business formation, contracts, sub-contracts, employment law including wage and hour, etc. We also handle licensing issues including those with the CSLB, payment disputes, public and private works projects and prompt payment issues, mechanic’s liens, stop notices, etc. This particular area of the firm’s practice is headed up by David J. Leonard. Mr. Leonard has been General Counsel for one of the area’s largest general contractors.

Over the years, the Northern California-serving law firm has been involved in some of the largest construction defect cases in Northern California, including the Clark v. Jeffers multi-month trial in Napa County, the Sterling Winery in Calistoga, the Pt. Tiburon project, the various Rohnert Park Racquet Club, Rohnert Park Tennis Club cases. We were also actively involved in litigating a number of cases arising out of disputes between the owners and developers of the Courtside Village Project in Santa Rosa.