George Joseph was elected Nossaman's Managing Partner in early 2013. He brings three decades of experience to the position along with a history of leadership within the Firm.
Mr. Joseph specializes in complex business litigation with emphasis in the areas of employment, public agency law and construction. He has represented private companies, public agencies, contractors, and design professionals in a wide variety of construction-related disputes, including contract payment and delay claims, construction defects, mechanics' liens and related remedies, land subsidence, and inverse condemnation.
Mr. Joseph has extensive experience representing employers in litigation and counseling employers on a wide range of personnel issues, including discipline and termination procedures, layoffs, harassment and discrimination, severance agreements, wage and hour issues, flexible scheduling arrangements, vacation, sick leave and other benefits, leaves of absence, and employee disabilities.
Mr. Joseph also serves as general counsel to public transportation agencies, advising on such issues as Brown Act, Public Records Act and political law compliance, public contracting, construction claims and disputes, employment, toll administration and development impact fee programs.
Mr. Joseph has regularly appeared at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts and before arbitrators and administrative agencies. He is a successful mediator of disputes, having served as a volunteer settlement officer and court-appointed mediator in a wide variety of matters.
Mr. Joseph is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.