Aaron Gruber represents local, domestic, and international owners (public and private), developers, design professionals, and general contractors in the resolution of disputes relating to delays and acceleration, cost overruns, mechanic's liens (including clearing title and resolving lien priority issues), stop notices, construction defects, coverage disputes, code compliance, and design liability. He also frequently provides pre-litigation consultation to eliminate or reduce future conflicts. Additionally, Aaron advises clients in the drafting and negotiation of construction and design agreements and compliance with jurisdictional requirements for the performance of construction and design services. Aaron is also a certified mediator, specializing in the resolution of construction and real estate disputes.

LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area, CA

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: California, Nevada, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California

CURRENT FIRM: Ralls Gruber & Niece LLP

PRIOR FIRM(S): Howrey  |  Jones Day  |  Thelen

LAW SCHOOL: University of California (Hastings)

HONORS AND AWARDS: Adjunct professor at San Francisco State University, Co-authored a three-volume treatise on engineering evidence, Co-authored Nevada Civil Practice Manual treatise chapter on expert witnesses, Former chair of the ACE Mentor Program (Bay Area Chapter)



(Federal Contracts, Litigation, Public Construction)

Real Estate

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

INDUSTRY: Construction, Real Estate

NOTABLE ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Practiced 18 years as litigation counsel for large construction disputes, Prior to law school worked as a structural engineer and consultant for troubled construction projects, Licensed Civil Engineer in California