Erinn Contreras is a special counsel in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office and co-chair of the firm's Chambers-ranked Construction Team.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Contreras is a seasoned construction and real estate attorney who represents owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and construction lenders in all stages of construction projects. She negotiates and drafts a variety of construction contracts, including design-build contracts, EPC contracts, professional/consultant agreements and modified AIA contracts. Ms. Contreras counsels clients on issues that arise during the course of construction, including cost overruns, delays, breach of contract and other issues.
Ms. Contreras has extensive experience litigating construction-related claims, including construction defect, delay, cost overruns, mechanic’s liens, quiet title and products liability. She works collaboratively with clients, consultants, expert witnesses and opposing parties to resolve disputes economically and efficiently. When early resolution is not possible, she vigorously litigates on behalf of her clients before judges and arbitrators.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Erinn M. Contreras