For nearly 30 years from offices in Northern California, Paul Berning has helped resolve construction, energy and business disputes, assisted clients with negotiations and counseled clients on regulatory matters. The pages linked below describe his areas of practice and experience.
  • Construction Contracts and Dispute ResolutionContract drafting and negotiation; experienced counseling before and during projects to avoid or reduce disputes and risks; forceful representation when necessary to resolve disputes.
  • Licensing and Regulatory Compliance: Expert advice and compliance assistance for those expanding into design and construction; representation in regulatory matters and compliance assistance for those already licensed.
  • Renewable Energy and Power Projects: Knowledgeable representation in negotiating design and construction contracts; practical counseling during project implementation; effective dispute resolution.
  • Business Disputes and Appeals: Skilled resolution and litigation of commercial and contract disputes, including sales of goods, creditor’s remedies, unfair business practices, fraud, real estate, technology.