Gregory Hanson is a senior counsel in the Construction practice group. Mr. Hanson represents developers, general contractors and sub-contractors in construction claims and defect litigation. He also has experience with land use matters and contract close-out disputes, as well as general insurance defense litigation.
Mr. Hanson’s experience includes conducting high-end settlement negotiations, arbitrations, and appearing for clients at various court hearings. Mr. Hanson has taken innumerable depositions, including PMK/COR’s of major corporations. He has prepared and defended clients in over 60 depositions.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hanson worked in the construction industry for sixteen years. He served as a Managing Foreman for construction companies in Hawaii and California where he managed all aspects of building multi-million dollar custom homes, including oversight of project crews and deadlines. He also served as Assistant Project Manager for a construction services company in California where he advised the management team on materials and price negotiations, managed commercial projects within budget and on deadline, and initiated and implemented a pre-job then weekly trouble-shooting system. Mr. Hanson began his career as a carpenter where he specialized in building luxury custom homes.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit