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About Our Firm and Our Commitment

Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP’s mission is to focus our resources, time, attention and efforts on providing our clients with superior legal representation with highly motivated and professional legal counsel where leadership. skill and integrity are the key elements in building a successful relationship with our clients.  We work with a wide spectrum of businesses, companies and individuals on matters involving complex legal disputes and issues.

 The firm continues to practice in its specialty fields for all aspects of construction claims & defects, real estate litigation & claims, landslide and soils movement, homeowners association disputes, business matters, corporate, employment, insurance, commercial matters, general civil litigation, and appellate work.  The firm handles all aspects of civil litigation including settlement conferences, mediation, arbitration, trials and appeals.  The firm also provides professional legal services in advising clients on general business transactions.  The firm is committed to the highest quality of legal representation and advocacy, executed with commensurate high professional and ethical standards.  The firm has extensive experience in reaching successful outcomes in our cases and general legal matters. The firm has been given the highest rating for legal ability and ethics of A.V. under the Martindale-Hubell Law Directory.

Commitment to Excellence – AV Rated

 Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP has received Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® Peer Review Rating. The AV rating identifies a lawyer and firm with preeminent legal ability and is the highest reflection of expertise, experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence. The Firm is also recognized for its superior legal work by Super Lawyers, AVVO, Best Lawyers, OC Metro and others.

 

Residential and Commercial Construction Claims and Defects

One of the areas of focus is on residential and commercial construction claims and defects. Construction projects (both Public and Private Works) are fraught with potential claims caused by setbacks or substandard work, delayed payment, subcontractor claims, and defects revealed after the owner takes occupancy.  Typical cases include:

  • Construction Defects and Claims-Both Residential and Commercial
  • Defective Workmanship & Design
  • Contract Disputes
  • Architectural & Design Defects
  • Water Intrusion and Mold Contamination
  • Landslides and Soil Movement
  • Permit and Zoning Issues
  • Code Violations
  • Fraud and Non-Disclosures

 

  • Public and Private Works Projects
  • Mechanic Liens & Bond Claims
  • Payment Disputes
  • Delay claims and Change Orders
  • Bids
  • Stop Notices
  • Delay claims & damages
  • Construction contract and collection matters

A Voice When You Need It Most

Our attorneys are tough, ethical, and skillful. Clients benefit from our firm’s expertise as well as our strong reputation in the legal community. We have successfully represented and taken to trial & arbitration—both jury and non-jury—cases involving:

  • Construction Claims and Defects
  • Landslides, Slope and Soil Issues
  • Real Estate Fraud-Non Disclosure
  • Mold Contamination
  • Commercial Developments
  • Business Litigation
  • International Law & Arbitration
  • Entertainment Law
  • Corporate Transactions

Our rigorous preparation, investigative capabilities, and dedication to pursuing justice on behalf of clients results in cases ending in successful settlement.

Representative Settlements and Verdicts

  • Awarded $10.5 million in a massive landslide dispute
  • Awarded over $1.3 Million in a landslide dispute
  • Awarded over $2.2 million for single family home in Orange County-soils issues
  • Awarded  $900k for defects in a remodel of a single family home.
  • Awarded over $20 million in fraudulent Ponzi Scheme claim
  • Awarded settlements totaling $2.5 million in landslide case involving two properties.
  • Public Works Project awarded over $1.2 Million in contract dispute and prompt payment penalties
  • Awarded $1.5 million for construction defect case involving a single family home in Redland Hills.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar settlements representing homeowners, associations in soils, settlement, slope instability, architectural, and construction defect cases.
  • Awarded punitive damages against general contractor and sellers for fraud.
  • Successfully obtained defense verdicts in two separate cases, each involving potential $20 million of liability.
  • Construction claims for contractors on private and public works jobs totaling multi-million dollar awards and settlements.

Your Trusted Legal Advisor & Counselor

Our attorneys are determined in our desire to effectively and efficiently advise and represent you. We are committed to working toward your goals, whether through negotiation, settlement, mediation or litigation. Call Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP at our Irvine, California law offices at 949-955-2280 or contact us through this website.

The firm serves clients throughout California, including:

  • Los Angeles County
  • Irvine
  • San Diego
  • San Bernadino
  • Riverside County
  • Central Valley
  • Laguna Beach
  • Mission Viejo
  • San Bernardino
  • Newport Coast
  • Newport Beach
  • La Costa Valley
  • Ladera Ranch
  • San Juan Capistrano
  • Laguna Niguel
  • Central Coast
  • Northern California

 

 Our Firm’s Achievements & Recognitions

 

 

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Office Location
  • Irvine Office
    2 Corporate Park
    Suite 210
    Irvine, California 92606-5115
    Phone: 949-955-2280
    Fax: 949-476-8081