Jason is a leading litigator whose practice focuses on construction law, insurance law and risk management, and business and civil litigation.

He has extensive experience representing developers, contractors, subcontractors, designers, and other construction professionals through all phases of the construction process. He has a wealth of expertise in contract negotiation, procurement and evaluation of insurance programs, project delays, defects, insurance claims, and disputes. He is also a licensed property and casualty insurance broker and certified Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS). In addition, he has significant trial and arbitration experience and serves as outside general counsel to a variety of businesses. 

Jason is a published author and highly sought-after speaker at seminars on topics relating to construction and insurance risk and management.


First chaired trial against a major corporation represented by an international law firm leading to favorable interpretation of complex partnership agreement which resulted in tens of millions in recovery to developer client. 

Secured a jury verdict against the nation’s largest health insurance company for wrongful denial of a liver transplant.

Secured a judgment in a Federal Court trial on behalf of Archer Daniels Midland, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors



Awards & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Attorneys, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2024

Leaders in the Law Award, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2020

Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers Association

Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association

Southern California Super Lawyer, 2019-2024

Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Construction Defect Litigation

Invitee of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, Construction Law Society of America

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) 

Provisors – Westlake Village 3

Southern California Contractors Association – Legal Committee

Community Associations Institute (CAI)

California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC)

Department of Consumer & Business Affairs – Court Mediator (Los Angeles Superior Court)

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) – Mandatory Settlement Conference Settlement Officer

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

American Trial Lawyers Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

Ventura County Bar Association

Calabasas Chamber of Commerce

South Coast Homeowners Association

South Coast Mediation Association

Encino Lawyers Association

Association of Surfing Lawyers (founding member)

Licenses & Certifications

California Property & Casualty Insurance Broker License

Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS)

Tennessee State Bar (Voluntary Inactive)

Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation – Mediation and Conflict Management

Mediation Certification – American Institute of Mediation

US District Court – Central District of California


Pepperdine University School of Law, 2001

University of San Diego School of Law, Institute of International Comparative Law

University of Barcelona / Oxford University, 1999

Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude), 1998

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