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Albert Erkel

of counsel

Albert Erkel is an attorney in the firms San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego offices. His primary area of practice is the litigation of all types of complex business construction and employment disputes. He has significant experience in handling arbitrations, mediations and trials in both federal and state courts.

His previous experience at various law firms includes all aspects of construction law, including the preparation of design and construction contracts, significant trial experience in both federal and state courts, environmental matters, and corporate securities and corporate reorganizations. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1980 and ran his own practice in Sacramento from February 1995 until he joined the firm in 2007. Erkel received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural design and hydrology from University of Southern California.

Construction and mechanics’ lien disputes, including claims involving delay/extra work, defective construction and insurance coverage.

Law School:
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkley.

Practice Regions:
State of California; U.S. District Courts, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Adjunct professor in the Masters of Real Estate Development Program, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Southern California in 1990.

Community Involvement:
Director and coach of Challenger Little League Baseball in Placer County.

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“I enjoy practicing law every day, and as a litigator, I’m ready to resolve disputes in or out of the courtroom.”