Legal Services For The Orange County
Construction Industry

The Mirkhan Law Firm is a premiere Orange County Construction Litigation firm that provides high quality legal services to the Orange County Construction Industry. The firm's construction services include contract negotiation and creation for medium and large sized projects, claims assistance during the course of the design and construction of projects, lien actions, mediation, arbitration, litigation, trial, and appellate services.

The firm represents owners, design professionals (architects, engineers (civil, MEP, structural, other), surveyors), construction managers, contractors, subcontractors (including framers, roofers, stucco subs, plumbing subs, HVAC subs, sheet metal subs, graders, landscapers, concrete subs, glass / window installers, fire protections subs, rebar fabricators and installers, material & equipment suppliers. The firm’s services fall in the following categories:

  1. Advice and ongoing support to design professionals : provide practical knowledge concerning the problems and needs, risks and rewards, and duties and liabilities of each of the parties involved in the design process, with emphasis on design delivery and implementation methods, construction project development, and project economics and financing.
  1. Construction contract document negotiation and drafting : advice and assist owners, design professionals, construction managers, contractors, and subcontractors with respect to contract negotiation and drafting, assisting in selecting the most appropriate project delivery systems such as the traditional design – bid – build, design – build, integrated project delivery. The firm’s attorneys are versed in the various families of construction documents including the AIA Contract Documents, Consensus Docs, DBIA, EJCDC, FIDIC.
  1. Dispute avoidance and resolution : assisting project participants in resolving disputes during all stages of the construction process utilizing methods such as teambuilding, negotiation, mediation, non-binding and binding arbitration. The firm’s attorneys have mediated and arbitrated construction disputes via JAMS, AAA, and BBB.
  1. Sustainability : assisting project participants in achieving their sustainability goals. The firm’s attorneys are familiar with various green building standards including LEED, Green Globes, the Living Building Challenge, BREEAM, CASBEE, International Green Construction Code. Some of the firm’s attorneys are also LEED Accredited Professionals. The firm also assists owners with green building incentives, such as tax credits, tax deductions, financing, permitting & grants.
  1. Project Performance : assisting project participants with legal issues which arise for project stakeholders in the course of the construction process and providing practical advice on managing construction risks.
  1. Insurance, Surety & Liens : assisting project participants with legal issues relating to insurance, sureties and mechanics liens.
  1. Construction Financing : advising project participants with respect to the financing of construction projects.
  1. Construction Litigation : representing owners, design professionals, construction managers, contractors, and subcontractors in State and Federal court through trial and post-trial motions, as well as on appeal. Successfully opposing the best law firms in the nation time and time again, we have proven to be at par with the finest Construction Litigation law firms in the nation.