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News and events involving Hunt Ortmann and Hunt Ortmann professionals.

10/02/2019 Hunt Ortmann supports Seachrome Corporation in a campaign to promote ADA compliance awareness.

9/10/2019 John Darling and Paul Rogoff to present at SCCA’s Legal Breakfast Briefing

8/20/2019 Ortmann and Darling Named Top Litigators

5/28/2019 Hunt Ortmann Represents Mallcraft Inc. in a US $15 Million Settlement against the Glendale Community College District
5/23/2019 Hunt Ortmann Attorney Jennifer Tung featured on U.S. Green Building Council – LA Blog
4/29/2019 Press Release: Hunt Ortmann Welcomes Three New Attorneys to its Insurance and Employment Groups
03/13/2019 Hunt Ortmann Attorney Kathlynn Smith quoted in Law360 article “Calif. Housing Industry Watching Gov.’s $750M Incentive Plan”
02/13/2019 Hunt Ortmann Attorneys Aaron Flores and Sander Alvarez Highlighted in Yahoo News
02/05/2019 Hunt Ortmann Elevates Aaron Flores to Shareholder; Adds Sander Alvarez as Senior Counsel – Pasadena Now
02/04/2019 Attorneys Aaron Flores and Sander Alvarez featured in “On The Move” column in the Daily Journal
02/01/2019 Hunt Ortmann Attorneys Aaron Flores and Sander Alvarez Highlighted in The Recorder
01/24/2019 Press Release: Hunt Ortmann Elevates Aaron Flores to Shareholder; Adds Sander Alvarez as Senior Counsel
01/11/2019 Hunt Ortmann Attorney Jennifer Tung quoted in Law360 article “Calif. Builders Strategize Ahead Of 2020 Solar Panel Rules”
01/10/2019 Law Roundup: Contractors Liable for Unpaid Wages and Benefits of Subcontractors’ Workers – Daily Journal
12/19/2018 Bidding in the Time of Tariffs – Construction Executive
11/08/2018 State and Local Leaders Turn Their Attention to Building Efficiency – Daily Journal
10/09/2018 Hunt Ortmann Attorney Jennifer Tung Featured on U.S. Green Building Council-LA Blog
08/01/2018 Hunt Ortmann Attorneys Smith and Tung Featured in Green Home Builders Magazine
07/18/2018 Increased Sick Leave in California: Dead or Alive? – Daily Journal
07/10/2018 Unanimous Calif. Supreme Court Finds Negligent Hiring and Supervision Invokes Coverage – The Recorder
5/02/2018 California Supreme Court Confirms that Right to Repair Act Is Exclusive Remedy for Construction Defect Claims – California Constructor
4/02/2018 Montrose and Horizontal or Vertical Exhaustion: Is the Long-Tail (Claim) Wagging the Dog? – Insurance Journal
3/13/2018 Court to Weigh CGL ‘occurrences’ and Third-Party Claims – Daily Journal
03/09/2018 What are the obligations under California’s new Labor Code provisions? – Employee Benefit Adviser
1/8/2018 Press Release: Hunt Ortmann Elevates JoLynn Pollard to Shareholder
11/15/2017 Supreme Court Finds CEQA Applicable to Publically Owned Rail Projects – Western Real Estate Business
11/14/2017 Hunt Ortmann Named Among 2018 Best Law Firms
9/20/2017 Send a Raven: More CEQA Litigation is Coming
01/16/2017 Californiaʼs New Laws Impact Every Stage of Construction − Los Angeles Business Journal
06/27/2016 Basics of Mechanic Lien Law − Part #1, NECA Video Presentation
06/27/2016 Basics of Mechanic Lien Law − Stop Payment Notice Tool Part #2, NECA Video Presentation
12/21/2015 Hunt Ortmann Prevails In California Court Of Appeal
09/15/2015 Hunt Ortmann Celebrates 25 Years of Success
08/30/2015 Avoiding the Traps of Construction Contracts- Mah, Flores & Lozano Team Up at Cal Con 2015
06/18/2015 Ortmann & Smith Featured in CPMCA Pipeline Magazine
06/01/2015 Hunt Ortmann’s General Contractor Client Prevails In Arbitration
01/20/2015 Guirguis Added to Hunt Ortmann Super Lawyers in 2015
11/14/2014 Smart Girl Kathlynn Smith Quoted in “3 Lessons in Construction Management” Feature
09/17/2014  Ortmann Named U.S. News Best Lawyers’ 2015 Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year
08/29/2014  Hunt Ortmann Prevails in Glendale Superior Court
04/23/2014 Smith Published in American Bar Association Student Lawyer Magazine
06/10/2013 Hunt Ortmann Prevails in San Francisco
05/24/2013 Kathlynn Smith Elected to WCOE Board of Directors
05/21/2013 Kathlynn Smith Named WCOE Member of the Year!
04/22/2013 Nieves Co-Chair of Fresno State Capital Campaign
03/29/2013 Gordon Hunt Receives Prestigious Robert Flaig Award
03/28/2013 Kathlynn Smith Interviewed in Legal Feature
03/07/2013 Ortmann Featured in Pasadena’s Financial Outlook Issue- ‘Is The Construction Boom Finally Here?’
03/05/2013 CAP Program Attends ‘Women En Mass’ Event – Aspen, CO
02/04/2013 2013 Super Lawyers Announced! Hunt Ortmann Holds Ground
01/07/2013 Guirguis Attends Association of Builders and Contractors Annual Craft Championships
01/04/2013 Hunt Ortmann Supports ABC’s Craft Championships
12/18/2012 Hunt Ortmann Sponsors Huntington Hospital Charity
12/04/2012 Guirguis Joins Association of Builders and Contractors
11/15/2012 2012 Pasadena Top Attorneys Announced!
10/01/2012 Gordon Hunt Named 2013 Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year!
10/01/2012 Ortmann and Darling Named 2013 U.S. News Best Lawyers!
08/27/2012 Ortmann, Mah and Guirguis Present at APWA Congress
06/07/2012 Smart Girl Kathlynn Smith Quoted in First Tennesse Business Review Magazine
05/09/2012 Smart Girls Nominated For Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Making A Difference Award
02/17/2012 Lubka Prevails for Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
02/13/2012 Smart Girls Go to Washington!
01/30/2012 2012 “Super Lawyers” Released- Hunt Ortmann Continues to Dominate Construction Category for Third Straight Year!
01/02/2012 Hunt Ortmann Launches New Class Action Practice Division
11/07/2011 Hunt Ortmann is Honored with 2011 Pasadena Top Attorney Selection
09/21/2011 Hunt Ortmann Scores Again With 2012 U.S. News “Best Lawyers” Rankings
08/09/2011 Hunt Named 2011 Los Angeles Construction Lawyer of the Year!
08/08/2011 Lubka Quoted in Marin Independent Journal
05/20/2011 Mah Quoted in Ventura County Star
04/28/2011 Investing in Our Water Future: A Focus on CA – Hunt Ortmann Sponsors 3rd Annual Event
04/14/2011 Nieves Fights for Construction Industry Employers and Labor Groups in Sacramento
04/12/2011 Hunt Ortmann Continues to Support Pasadena Community in 2011
01/20/2011 2011 “Super Lawyers”- Hunt Ortmann Leads Construction Category for the Second Straight Year!
01/03/2011 Guirguis Named Shareholder
01/01/2011 Lubka Appointed Chair of AGC Legal Committee
11/25/2010 Ramos Appointed as Member of ACI Nuclear Structures Committee
11/04/2010 Ortmann, Nieves, Paciulli & Brody Selected to Pasadena Magazine’s Top 2010 Attorneys!
10/14/2010 Hunt Ortmann Sponsors Significant Transportation Event
09/14/2010 Helmuth Wins For Client- Elite Landscaping
08/01/2010 Hunt, Ortmann and Darling named 2011 “Best Lawyers”
07/20/2010 Nieves Speaks to Latino Business Exchange
06/01/2010 Hunt Ortmann celebrates 20 years in Pasadena
03/31/2010 Hunt Ortmann client prevails against restaurant owner
02/26/2010 2010 “SuperLawyers” – Hunt Ortmann Tops Construction Category
02/24/2010 Executive Director speaks at Legal Summit
01/11/2010 Lubka – Vice-Chair of AGC CA Legal Action Committee
01/04/2010 Hunt, Ortmann and Darling Named 2010 “Best Lawyers”
12/01/2009 Nieves recognized in Pasadena Chamber of Commerce newsletter
10/30/2009 2nd Annual Hunt Ortmann Halloween Mr. Potato Head Contest
10/21/2009 Hunt Ortmann assists LAX in $1 Billion in Upgrades
06/08/2009 Richard Mah elected Chairman of the Los Angeles County Bar Construction Law subsection
06/01/2009 Nieves co-Chairs $200 million Fresno State fundraising campaign
05/29/2009 Darling appointed to AYSO Board
01/19/2009 Brody quoted in Los Angeles Business Journal
01/05/2009 Hunt Ortmann Holds The Line on Rates
01/01/2009 Ramos joins American Concrete Institute
12/22/2008 Ramos joins NAWIC
12/17/2008 Brody Named Shareholder
12/15/2008 Landau League Champs
12/10/2008 Nieves speaks at Pasadena Latino Forum
11/30/2008 Hunt and Ortmann named 2009 “Best Lawyers”
07/14/2008 Hunt Ortmann adds to professional staff
06/26/2008 Minoofar named as “Rising Star” in 2008 Super Lawyer publication
06/19/2008 Richard Mah elected Vice Chairman of the Los Angeles County Bar Construction Law subsection
06/02/2008 Nieves becomes an active member of CALPASC
06/01/2008 Lubka article on AIA contracts reprinted by the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute
03/01/2008 Collar & Bow – Disney Concert Hall
02/01/2008 Hunt and Ortmann named 2008 “Best Lawyers”
01/01/2008 Seven (7) Hunt Ortmann attorneys named as 2008 “SuperLawyers” by Law and Politics
01/01/2008 Two (2) Hunt Ortmann attorneys make 2008 “SuperLawyers” Top 100 list
07/01/2007 Minoofar named as “Rising Star” in 2007 Super Lawyer publication
04/01/2007 Nieves heads up The First Tee in Pasadena, CA
02/01/2007 Pasadena construction litigation boutique changes name and re-brands as Hunt Ortmann
12/01/2006 MTA – Jury decides against Tutor – Saliba
05/28/2006 Hunt Ortmann Video Production

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