Richard B. Andrade

Richard Andrade is our exclusively recommended Construction Litigation expert in California on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Richard directly using the contact details listed above.

Richard’s practice focuses primarily on construction litigation, including “changed conditions”, change order and differing site condition claims, Mechanic’s Lien and Stop Notice Litigation, Labour Law, including Trust Fund Litigation and General Business Litigation.  He counsels and represents project owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers.

Richard has specialised in the construction industry for nearly 25 years.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of the California Judicial System, the Federal System and the American Arbitration Association. Richard serves on the Board of Directors for the Engineering Contractors Association, is an affiliate member of the Southern California Contractors Association and the Associated General Contractors of California. Richard is also counsel to the Engineering Contractors Association, is a member of the Associated General Contractors State-wide Legal Advisory Committee to the construction industry, as well as a member of the Southern California Constructors Legal Advisory Committee.

Richard holds a California State Contractors License, and was actively involved in the construction industry as an owner of a company that, over a 10 year period, constructed in excess of 60 projects, the value of which exceeded $50 million.

Richard Andrade’s goal, in representing clients, is to achieve the optimum cost-benefit result possible within the context of the facts, law and good legal representation.  He attempts to solve problems, not create them, to achieve ends rather than frustrate them, and to do so in an aggressive yet ethical manner.