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Cummins & White’s experienced construction attorneys help contractors, design professionals, suppliers, owners, and developers effectively navigate the complex laws and regulations affecting today’s construction industry.


Every successful construction project is anchored by a strong foundation.  At Cummins & White, LLP, we understand that your business is no different. We work hand-in-hand with you to build a strong legal foundation for every one of your projects to assess, navigate and avoid unnecessary risk.  Our team supports your general business and project specific needs including:

  • Contract and Bid Drafting and Review
  • Worksite Injury Rapid Response and Investigation
  • Project Delay Claim Development
  • Subcontractor Compliance
  • Project Insurance Compliance
  • Bond Claims
  • Perfecting Mechanic Liens
  • Risk Management/Quality Control Programs


Our team of seasoned litigators has developed a reputation of strength and skill representing clients before courts throughout California and Washington. Pairing an in-depth understanding of construction with tested trial advocacy allows us to consistently offer you the highest level of client service. Our results-oriented litigation strategies and in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of design, development, construction, project management, and construction insurance programs allow us to help you adeptly navigate your most complex disputes. When possible, we assist you to efficiently resolve matters through negotiations and mediation, and/or arbitration. When necessary, we will take your matter to trial. Our litigators are well equipped to advocate for you on a variety of disputes, including:

  • Lien Disputes and Foreclosure
  • Payment Claims
  • Delay Claims
  • Complex Construction Defect Claims
  • Warranty Disputes
  • Bond Claims
  • Risk Transfer/Indemnity Claims
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Design-Professional Negligence Claims
  • Wage and Hour Disputes

Contact the Construction team leader:

Zachariah Tomlin

(949) 852-1800