AE Blog - Professional Liability Insurance Resources Featured Firm
With extensive experience in the areas of insurance defense, professional malpractice, and construction law and litigation in northern and central California, the law firm of Greve, Clifford, Wengel & Paras, LLP is well-situated to defend architects, engineers, land surveyors, and other design professionals who are sued for malpractice in the performance of their professional duties. In addition, they provide design professionals and their insurers with claims consultation and contracts negotiation to prevent problems from arising in the future.
Following admission to the California Bar in 1990, John’s practice area has focused on civil litigation with a particular emphasis on the representation of architects and engineers in construction defect litigation and the defense of public entities and corporations in landslide and flood claims.
John advises and counsels design professionals in all aspects of contract preparation, risk allocation and insurance issues. He regularly lectures and writes on these items and how design professionals can work to effectively represent their clients while protecting their own interests for risk allocation, construction defect claims and contract disputes. John currently represents many of the area’s preeminent architectural and engineering firms.
John also actively represents prominent insurance carriers in insurance coverage disputes and bad faith actions. His emphasis is on the defense of carriers in environmental coverage disputes. He has litigated coverage for contamination sites involving the laws of many states including California, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Virginia and numerous others.
John has aggressively litigated, arbitrated and mediated countless disputes for his clients in virtually every county in Central and Northern California. His goal is litigating actions in a manner that fully protects his clients’ interests in a business conscious and cost effective manner. He practices aggressive representation with attention to his clients’ current and long term business and community interests. John has substantial trial experience and always remains prepared to protect his client’s interests at trial if required.
Hall & Company is excited to be working in conjunction with Greve, Clifford, Wengel & Paras, LLP, on their upcoming webinar regarding Contract Negotiations this October. For more information about Greve, Clifford, Wengel & Paras, LLP and other Risk Management/Loss Prevention resources exclusively for the design industry, please visit https://www.hallandcompany.com/resources.php.