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Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation offering additional legal services in the areas of business and commercial law, employment matters and labor law compliance, real estate, insurance and suretyship.

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Aaron J. Flores




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Mr. Flores has been involved in the construction industry for over two decades. He represents businesses and public agencies in all sectors of the construction industry, including heavy industrial, transportation, infrastructure, architectural and engineering, commercial, retail, and residential. He has handled disputes in excess of $32,000,000.

His clients include stakeholders across the construction industry including project owners and developers, design professionals, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors, material suppliers, and product manufacturers. He has represented international, national, and local businesses in all forms of ADR proceedings, including mediation and arbitration, as well as bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. He also defends contractors in disciplinary actions initiated by the Contractors State License Board.

He handles matters involving regulatory and licensing compliance, public and private bidding, construction contracts, change orders, claims, scheduling, and construction defects. Some of his representative projects include bridges, railroad overpasses, pipelines, landfills, remediation pits, airport concessions, hospitals, surgery centers, medical office buildings, manufacturing facilities, educational institutions, tenant improvements, restaurants, large tract residential developments, multi-family residential buildings, and custom single-family homes.

Mr. Flores is a frequent speaker at construction industry organizations on the issues of construction contracts, payment remedies, contractor licensing, insurance, and risk management.


  • Trinity Law School, J.D., Associated Student Body President
  • California Baptist University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

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  • United States District Court of California, Central
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Foundation
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association- Board of Directors
  • Three Little Words Foundation- Business Advisory Board of Directors
  • Selected as Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017-2019

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