Representative Sampling of Recent Construction-Related *
Mediations / Settlements and Parties


4S Ranch (Newland), San Diego, CA
Aliante (Pulte), Las Vegas, NV
Anthem (Del Webb), Las Vegas, NV
Crosby Estates (Starwood),
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Eaglepoint (Sky Development),
    Salt Lake City, UT
Fairway View - Summerlin
    (Del Webb), Las Vegas, NV
Oak Creek (The Irvine Co.),
    Irvine, CA
Pinnacle Hills (Lennar), Phoenix, AZ
The Strand, Dana Point, CA
Sun City (Del Webb),
    Palm Desert, CA

Residential High-Rise

88 Master Association,
    San Jose, CA
350 West Ash, San Diego, CA
Acqua Vista (Watt / K Hovnanian),
    San Diego, CA
Alicante (Intergulf), San Diego, CA
Aperture (CityMark), San Diego, CA
Cortez Blu (K Hovnanian),
    San Diego, CA
El Cortez (Janopaul Block),
    San Diego, CA
Grande North (Bosa Development),
    San Diego CA
Hayden Ferry Lakeside, Tempe,
Landmark (Crown/Carlyle),
    Phoenix, AZ
LaVita (Intergulf), San Diego, CA
Parkloft (Douglas Wilson Co.),
    San Diego, CA
Treo (Intergulf), San Diego, CA
The Mark (Douglas Wilson Co.),
    San Diego, CA

Mid-Rise Residential

35 Dolores, San Francisco, CA
464 Prospect (McKellar
    Development), La Jolla, CA
Aloft at Cortez Hill (Oliver McMillan),
    San Diego, CA
Atria (Morgan Group), San Diego, CA
City Walk (The Olson Co.),
    San Diego, CA
DECA (Resmark), San Diego, CA
Fahrenheit (CityMark)
    San Diego, CA
La Boheme (Western Pacific),
    San Diego, CA
Laurel Bay (Simpson/Hammer),
    San Diego, CA
Library Court, Los Angeles, CA
Luna di Lusso at Lake Las Vegas,
   Las Vegas, NV
M2i (CityMark)
Montefaro (Centex), La Jolla, CA
Park Boulevard East & West
    (DRHorton), San Diego, CA
Porto Siena (Intracorp),
    San Diego, CA
Seahaus (Barratt-American),
    San Diego, CA
St Baristo, Palm Springs, CA
The Lido (Concordia), San Diego, CA
Trellis (Intracorp), San Diego, CA
Union Square (Western Pacific),
    San Diego, CA

Large Apartment Projects

Ball Park Village (Greystar)
Sunroad Centrum, San Diego, CA
Irvine Company Apartment

Public Works
Alpine Unified School District -
    Joan MacQueen Middle School,
       Alpine, CA
Beaumont Unified School District,
    Beaumont CA
Biogas Treatment (BUDG)
    Facility, San Diego, CA
California Dept. of Transportation
City of Brawley
City of Carlsbad
    Joint First Responders Training
       Facility (Carlsbad, CA)
City of Chicago (Chicago One
    Fiber Initiative Project)
City of Coronado
    Aquatics Center
City of El Cajon:
    El Cajon City Center Project
    (El Cajon, CA)
City of Imperial
City of Imperial Beach
City of National City:
    National City Aquatic Center
City of North Salt Lake
City of Oceanside
City of Riverside
City of San Diego:
    Carmel Mountain Ranch Roadway
    Harbor Drive Pedestrian
    San Diego Public Library: Central
       Library Project 


County of Imperial
County of San Diego
Grossmont Union High School District
Los Angeles Unified School District
Mountain Home AFB Housing,
    Mountain Home, Idaho
Palomar Community College District
San Diego Community
    College District
San Diego Unified Port District
San Diego Unified School District -
    Proposition MM Bond Construction
San Vicente Dam Project - San
    Diego County Water Authority
SANDAG - Trolley Station Upgrades,
    San Diego, CA
Southwestern Community College
Sweetwater Union High
    School District, San Diego, CA
University of California Berkeley,
University of California San Diego
University of California Riverside
United States Navy:
    Naval Postgraduate School,
    Monterey, CA
    Pacific Beacon BEQ Home Ashore
    Towers, 32nd Street Naval Base,
    San Diego, CA

Private Non-Profit

Bishop’s School, La Jolla, CA
Judge Memorial Catholic High School,
   Salt Lake City, UT
Ocean Institute, Dana Point, CA
San Diego Revitalization /
    Price Charities
San Diego Zoo/Zoological Society
    of San Diego
Sharp Hospital of San Diego
    (Kearny Mesa & Grossmont)
Thomas Jefferson Law School,
    San Diego, CA
University of the Pacific, School of
    Dentistry, San Francisco


Commercial / Office

GEICO Regional Call Center,
    Poway, CA
Novartis, San Diego, CA
RAND Corp., Santa Monica, CA
Sonos Headquarters,
    Santa Barbara, CA 

Roadway Cases

Canyon Lakes Master Planned
    Community Road Restoration
    Project (42 miles)
City of San Diego/Carmel Valley
    Road Project
South Bay Tollroad, San Diego, CA

High-End Single
Family Homes

Big Horn, Palm Desert, CA
   (Example: Orin Smith, former
     President and CEO of Starbucks)
Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA
   (Example: Lee Rocker, aka Leon
     Drucker, of The Stray Cats)  
La Jolla, CA
   (Example: Troy Polamalu of the      Pittsburgh Steelers)
Livermore, CA
    (Example: Saritch Residence)
Los Angeles, CA
   (Example: Tyler Perry, Producer/      Director/Actor)
Malibu, CA
     (Example: Dick Clark Estate)
Pelican Hill, Newport Beach, CA
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Hotels / Time Shares / Resorts

Allure, Las Vegas, NV
Arroyo Grande Inn, Pismo Beach CA
Aviara, Carlsbad, CA
Montage Beverly Hills, CA
Platinum Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas, NV
Se Hotel, San Diego, CA
Terranea Resort, Palos Verdes, CA
Viejas Casino, San Diego, CA
Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA


Fish Market, San Diego, CA
Tilted Kilt, San Diego, CA
Barley Mash, San Diego, CA
Karl Strauss Brewing, Carlsbad, CA
Pacific Beach AleHouse,
    San Diego, CA

Churches and Synagogues

El Camino Christian Fellowship,
    Encinitas. CA
Skyline Church, La Mesa, CA
Temple Solel, Cardiff by the Sea, CA


Approximately $100,000,000 in
    soils-related case settlements

Approximately $30,000,000 in professional office building
    CD settlements

Approximately $20,000,000 in industrial / distribution / warehouse
    CD settlements

Approximately $7,500,000 in
    mobile home park settlements

Approximately $25,000,000 in
    condo conversion settlements


Representative List of Parties

Home Builders

Beazer Homes USA
Brookfield Residential
Corky McMillan Companies
Davidson Communities
D.R. Horton
K. Hovnanian Homes
KB Home
Lennar Corp
McKeller Development Group
Meritage Homes
Oliver McMillan


Pardee Homes / Weyerhaeuser
PLC Land Co. 
Pulte Group (including Centex Homes     and Del Webb)
Richmond Homes
Shea Homes
Taylor Morrison
The Olson Company
Toll Brothers
Trans West Housing
TriPointe Homes
US Home Corp
Van Daele
William Lyon Homes
Woodside Homes

Master Planned
Community Builders

Del Webb
Lennar Corp.
Lowe Enterprises
Newland Communities
Starwood Capital Group
Sunrise Desert Partners
The Irvine Company




General Contractors

Arthur Ortiz
Bovis Lend Lease Inc.
DPR Construction
Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc.
Erickson-Hall Construction Co.
Gilbane Building Co.
Hensel Phelps
Highland Partnership Inc.
JF Shea Co.
JR Filanc Construction Co.
Kitchell Corp.
Ledcor Group
Lusardi Construction
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Obayashi Corporation
Perini Corporation
PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Roel Construction Co.
Rudolf & Sletten
Sahara Construction Inc.
Sundt Construction
TC Construction
The Weitz Co.
White Construction Co.




* In addition to construction defect cases, Mr. Roberts also regularly mediates other construction-related disputes, including:

  • mechanics liens/stop notices,
  • retention/delay claims,
  • terminations for cause or convenience, and
  • surety/performance bond claims.


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