By focusing on construction law his entire career, Mr. Junginger is able to provide timely, accurate and pragmatic advice to his clients, as well as, implement time-tested litigation strategies to obtain the best results for his clients. Mr. Junginger has authored articles in Engineering News-Record, Constructor Magazine and California Builder & Engineer and is an active member of the Association of General Counsel-Legal Advisory Committee.

Mr. Junginger’s practice focuses primarily on construction litigation representing owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and sureties on large scale private developments, both commercial and residential, public works, freeways, bridges, schools, and water reservoirs. Mr. Junginger has defended and prosecuted actions at trial and arbitration involving breach of contract claims, stop notice claims, liquidated damages claims, payment bond claims, prompt payment claims, false claims and construction defect claims.  Additionally, Mr. Junginger has successfully represented numerous general contractors as creditors in federal bankruptcy actions throughout California and in Nevada.

The experience gained after litigating hundreds of construction related cases over his career assists Mr. Junginger in drafting and reviewing contracts for his clients. Mr. Junginger’s unique perspective allows him focus on the important contractual terms and the routinely litigated clauses, but still have the practicality to make sure a deal gets done.

Santa Clara University School of Law, May 2006
Member of Santa Clara Law Review
Russell Galloway Moot Court 2005 (Finalist)

University of California at Davis, March 2003
Dual Major: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Honors & Communication with Honors

Successfully defended a general contractor at trial against claims made by a neighbor that the general contractor damaged a shared retaining wall. Neighbor was seeking nearly $100,000 in damages.

Successfully defended a general contract in arbitration from a second-tier subcontractor’s claims for extra work. The general contractor also recovered nearly $30,000 on its cross-complaint against the first-tier subcontractor based on indemnity.

Lead defense attorney in a four day bench trial in Santa Clara County representing the general contractor and surety against a subcontractor’s $330,000 breach of contract claim

Lead defense attorney in a six day bench trial in Solano County representing the general contractor and payment bond surety against a supplier’s $70,000 claim

Served as second chair counsel in the defense of a $1.3 million construction claim

Participated in a ten day bench trial by cross-examining trial witnesses; drafting motions in limine, drafting trial motions and preparing witnesse

Successfully represented general contractor in multiple dispute review board hearings against claims ranging from $100,000 to $275,0000

California State Bar
Admitted December 2006
Bar number: 247470

United States District Court, admitted to Northern, Eastern and Central District of California

United States Bankruptcy Court, admitted to Northern, Eastern and Central District of California