Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation offering additional legal services in the areas of business and commercial law, employment matters and labor law compliance, real estate, insurance and suretyship.
Mr. Paciulli’s long-term experience in the design and construction industry buttresses his practice in construction claims and litigation. Before becoming a trial attorney, he worked 15 years as an onsite construction and project manager for DMJMH+N, a large architectural, engineering, and construction services company in Los Angeles. During his time at DMJMH+N, he managed over $100 million in facilities construction for the United States Postal Service and developed an extensive background in federal government contracts. He was responsible for design management, bidding and contract award, construction, claims and dispute resolution, and project settlement and closeout.
His wide-ranging claims experience includes differing site conditions, delay and disruption, acceleration, defective plans and specifications, change orders, and payment disputes.
Mr. Paciulli has presented seminars before various groups on change orders, contract administration, AIA contracts, contracting with California public entities, effective quality control, and mechanic’s liens, bonds and stop notices.
Mr. Paciulli represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers.
In addition to his construction-law practice, Mr. Paciulli handles matters in residential and commercial real estate, including breach of purchase agreements, easements, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant, and unlawful detainer.