Carlos Poza is a partner in the firm’s Walnut Creek, California, office, where he focuses on construction, employment, commercial litigation, business counseling, and professional liability litigation. He has extensive experience defending architects, engineers, developers, and general contractors in construction cases, and is routinely retained as primary litigation counsel in complex cases throughout California. Carlos also represents commercial and residential builders and specialty contractors in contracting, labor and employment matters, risk management, and ADR proceedings.
Carlos has argued successfully before the California Court of Appeals, and has tried cases to verdict in four California counties. In addition to his practice in the construction and professional liability arenas, he counsels commercial clients on employment and labor issues both in advance of and throughout litigation.
He has lectured regularly at the University of California on topics keyed to risk management and business practices for design professionals, and has presented industry-tailored seminars on construction claims handling, best practices, and developments in California’s construction laws.