Marwa Katbi is an associate with Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc. She represents general contractors, subcontractors, and property owners on contract, change order, design, delay, defect, payment, mechanic’s lien, and a multitude of other construction-related claims. Ms. Katbi’s legal work is carefully tailored to the needs of each particular dispute, and her practice is devoted to achieving the most favorable legal solutions for clients, whether those solutions are achieved through negotiated settlements, litigation, or dispute resolution.
Prior to joining Hunt Ortmann, Ms. Katbi worked as an associate with two law firms representing clients in all areas of litigation relating to public and private construction projects. Prior to law school, Marwa worked in the estimating department of a general contracting company where she gained extensive knowledge of contractor operations and industry practice.
Ms. Katbi grew up in a construction family, and has over three decades of exposure to the world of public works and construction contracting. She also has a depth of understanding about the challenges related to highly complex and sophisticated construction projects.
Ms. Katbi obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC), and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Irvine.