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Gordon Hunt


Gordon Hunt has focused his distinguished legal career on the practice of construction law. Regarded as a pioneer and preeminent authority in California construction law and litigation, he has written extensively about the field and shared his expansive knowledge with those throughout the industry, educators, and peers.

Mr. Hunt co-authored the widely read California Construction Law, 17th Edition, published by Wolters Kluwer, which is considered the authoritative guide for California construction firms, as well as California Construction Lending and the Law published by Professional Education Systems, Inc. He authored the Construction Surety and Bonding Handbook, and has had numerous analytical works published on subjects including Mechanic’s Liens, Construction Disputes, the Stop Notice Remedy in California, Claims on Private and Public Works, Claims Recovery for Defective Plans and Specifications, and Strict Liability in the Construction Industry.

In the courtroom, he has handled significant appellate cases before the state Supreme Court including Hightower v. State Bar, Connelly Development v. Superior Court, and Vanderburg v. Superior Court.

Mr. Hunt has lectured for the University of California Continuing Education of the Bar, various trade associations, the Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, and Beverly Hills Bar Associations, and many construction industry groups.