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Josh A. Maltzer

Of Counsel

Executive Summary

Josh Maltzer is a member of the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts practice groups. His practice focuses on representing contractors, owners, developers, property managers and real estate purchases in a wide variety of construction and contract claims.

Professional Qualifications

Mr. Maltzer has more than a decade of experience litigating high-stakes construction, insurance coverage, commercial business and product liability matters. He represents contractors, owners, developers, property managers, and real estate purchases from inception of projects and contract negotiation through project completion and resolution of claims. Mr. Maltzer has successfully represented clients in claims involving contract disputes, payment, defects, design, delay, disruption and acceleration, mechanic’s liens and stop notice, fraud, and payment and performance bonds. Mr. Maltzer also advises clients on insurance coverage, risk management, and contract administration.

Leveraging his deep experience in all phases of dispute resolution, including pre-litigation mediation, settlement negotiations, arbitration and trial, Mr. Maltzer’s work has resulted in millions of dollars in judgments, settlements and insurance recoveries for his clients.  He has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout California Arizona, Washington and Wyoming.

Prior to his career in law, Mr. Maltzer dedicated a year of national service in AmeriCorps and managed disaster relief and prevention teams in Florida and Guatemala. He received his J.D. from the University of California College of the Law at San Francisco.


J.D., University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings)

B.A., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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San Francisco, CA
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