Lawyers

Phoenix
111 W. Monroe Street
Suite 1600
Phoenix, AZ 85003


San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


Sacramento
655 University Avenue
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1988

B.A., magna cum laude, San Francisco State University, 1984

Externships

Justices M.O. Sabraw and Carl West Anderson of the California Court of Appeal, First District, Division Four

Honors

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Construction Litigation (2005, 2007-2009, 2013-2016, Law & Politics)

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Construction Law (2013-2017)

San Francisco’s Top Rated Lawyers, American Lawyer Media/Martindale-Hubbell

John Condrey is a partner in the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees, practicing in the Construction, Insurance, Environmental/Toxic Tort, Tort & Product Liability, Employment, Professional Liability Defense and Commercial Litigation Groups. For more than 25 years, he has been representing general contractors, architects and engineers, developers and owners in matters ranging from professional negligence claims, default terminations, delay and disruption claims, project development, land use, CEQA, EPA and a number of other types of transactions and disputes. Mr. Condrey has also represented municipalities in several matters, including those related to wastewater facilities construction and maintenance, as well as public golf course construction. Mr. Condrey has also defended legal malpractice and insurance bad faith cases, and has represented medical device manufacturers/inventors in diverse matters and jurisdictions.  
 
Mr. Condrey handles matters related to employment on behalf of employers.  Mr. Condrey represents employers before administrative agencies as well as state and federal court at the trial and appellate level.  He has successfully represented employers before administrative agencies including the EEOC and the NLRB, and has handled all manner of employment claims, including  wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination, retaliation, harassment and related claims. He counsels employers with regard to personnel issues, including policies and procedures, hiring, termination, leaves, overtime compensation, and disability.
 
Mr. Condrey has tried many types of cases, including complex construction, real estate development, surety claims and defense, business litigation, RICO claims, legal malpractice defense, insurance coverage and bad faith, in state and federal courts. He has successfully handled appellate issues before the California Court of Appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the California Supreme Court. Additionally, Mr. Condrey has arbitrated many complex matters. For example, he was lead attorney in a binding arbitration before a panel of the American Arbitration Association, where he obtained an award for his clients in a complex termination-for-default case of over $12 million. Most recently, Mr. Condrey obtained a defense verdict in Federal court on behalf of an architect client involving multimillion dollar claims in the design/construction of a jail facility.

 

Admissions

Arizona
California
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Memberships

American Bar Association Litigation Section
Bar Association of San Francisco
Arizona Builder’s Alliance
Associated General Contractors of America

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Contact

(602) 794-2474

jcondrey@gordonrees.com


Offices

Phoenix

San Francisco

Sacramento

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1988

B.A., magna cum laude, San Francisco State University, 1984

Externships

Justices M.O. Sabraw and Carl West Anderson of the California Court of Appeal, First District, Division Four

Honors

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Construction Litigation (2005, 2007-2009, 2013-2016, Law & Politics)

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Construction Law (2013-2017)

San Francisco’s Top Rated Lawyers, American Lawyer Media/Martindale-Hubbell

John L. Condrey

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Practices

Biography
John Condrey is a partner in the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees, practicing in the Construction, Insurance, Environmental/Toxic Tort, Tort & Product Liability, Employment, Professional Liability Defense and Commercial Litigation Groups. For more than 25 years, he has been representing general contractors, architects and engineers, developers and owners in matters ranging from professional negligence claims, default terminations, delay and disruption claims, project development, land use, CEQA, EPA and a number of other types of transactions and disputes. Mr. Condrey has also represented municipalities in several matters, including those related to wastewater facilities construction and maintenance, as well as public golf course construction. Mr. Condrey has also defended legal malpractice and insurance bad faith cases, and has represented medical device manufacturers/inventors in diverse matters and jurisdictions.  
 
Mr. Condrey handles matters related to employment on behalf of employers.  Mr. Condrey represents employers before administrative agencies as well as state and federal court at the trial and appellate level.  He has successfully represented employers before administrative agencies including the EEOC and the NLRB, and has handled all manner of employment claims, including  wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination, retaliation, harassment and related claims. He counsels employers with regard to personnel issues, including policies and procedures, hiring, termination, leaves, overtime compensation, and disability.
 
Mr. Condrey has tried many types of cases, including complex construction, real estate development, surety claims and defense, business litigation, RICO claims, legal malpractice defense, insurance coverage and bad faith, in state and federal courts. He has successfully handled appellate issues before the California Court of Appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the California Supreme Court. Additionally, Mr. Condrey has arbitrated many complex matters. For example, he was lead attorney in a binding arbitration before a panel of the American Arbitration Association, where he obtained an award for his clients in a complex termination-for-default case of over $12 million. Most recently, Mr. Condrey obtained a defense verdict in Federal court on behalf of an architect client involving multimillion dollar claims in the design/construction of a jail facility.
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Admissions

Arizona
California
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Memberships

American Bar Association Litigation Section
Bar Association of San Francisco
Arizona Builder’s Alliance
Associated General Contractors of America

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