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Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, INC.

the cornerstone of construction law

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.

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At Hunt Ortmann, we pride ourselves upon our proven track record in helping solve the needs of our clients. We are recognized by our peers as being at the top of our field.

Our attorneys have been voted Best, Super, and Top in the field of construction law in California. Significantly, Gordon Hunt is named The Los Angeles Construction Lawyer of the Year 2011 & 2013 by U.S. News and Media Group.  Dale Ortmann became the second member of Hunt Ortmann to receive this award in 2015.

Our success is achieved by our lengthy and consistent record of achieving outstanding results for our clients in a highly efficient and cost effective manner while never compromising our integrity. Our clients know they can leverage the Firm’s combined experience of over 200 years. Hunt Ortmann represents clients from a variety of industries, ranging from small transactional matters to multi-million dollar disputes.

Hunt Ortmann is proud to announce the seventh consecutive year that principals within the firm have earned the Super Lawyers of the year award in 2015. As voted by our peers, these awards are given by attorneys, for attorneys who know the meaning of performance most. Only 5% of the total lawyers in the state of California are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. No other firm has earned as many Super Lawyer accreditations in California construction law than Hunt Ortmann ( Not only has Hunt Ortmann been awarded the Super Lawyers accolade, principals within the firm were also named U.S. Best Lawyers in the category of construction law ( and have received that same honor since 2008.

For a more detailed list of victories and successes including specific cases, please visit the Representative Work section in the biographies of our attorneys under the Professionals tab above.

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