Accomplished Construction Litigator Mary Salamone Joins Procopio as Partner
January 16, 2020 (San Diego) –Highly regarded Construction Law attorney Mary A. Salamone is bringing her three decades of experience regarding all aspects of public and private construction projects to Procopio as its newest Partner. Mary has represented a wide array of public and private entities in major construction projects, from the earliest stages of development to high-stakes dispute resolutions. She joins Procopio’s growing Construction Law practice, which represents all segments of the construction industry and is ranked by Chambers USA for California.
“It’s an honor to have Mary Salamone join Procopio as our latest Partner,” said Procopio Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “Mary has represented many high-profile public entities, contractors and designers in California and nationally, securing for her clients favorable settlements and judgments in high-profile disputes. She is a strong addition to our already stellar Construction law practice.”
Mary is individually ranked by Chambers USA in the field of Construction Law and is AV Preeminent-rated by Martindale Hubbell. She has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and in 2019 was named a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Litigation in Orange County. She is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow.
Mary handles a wide array of construction industry matters including alternative project delivery methods, competitive bidding, contract drafting, project management and contract administration, scheduling and delay issues, lost productivity, differing site conditions, change orders for added scope, cost overruns, mechanics lien, stop payment notice and bond rights, risk management, claims resolution, and more. She has handled multi-million dollar disputes on high profile, complex construction projects and achieved favorable settlements and judgments on behalf of her clients.
She represents a wide array of public clients, including counties, municipalities and governmental agencies. She has also represented large contractors and influential designers in construction-related disputes in California and nationally. Ongoing and past projects in California include mega-development Metropolis, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Metro Red Line Rail Stations, John Wayne Airport, Diamond Valley Lake dam, and the Middle Harbor Redevelopment at the Port of Long Beach. Other projects include the Aladdin Hotel and Casino and Desert Passage Retail Mall (now Planet Hollywood) in Las Vegas and the home of the Arizona Cardinals, State Farm Stadium.
Admitted in California, Nevada, Virginia, and several U.S. district courts, Mary earned her J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.A. from the University of Rochester. She joins Procopio from Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd & Romo, where she was a Partner in their Irvine office. Learn more by reading her bio online. A high-resolution head shot is available upon request.
Procopio is an AmLaw 200 full-service business and litigation law firm committed to thoughtful problem solving and improving your bottom line. With more than 180 attorneys based in San Diego, Del Mar Heights, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas and Phoenix, we’re passionate about knowing your business and helping you grow and protect it for the long term. Procopio has the flexible infrastructure to support both small to mid-sized companies and large multinationals at every stage of the business life cycle. We’re a Top Ten firm for diversity among the AmLaw 200 and a Law360 Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys. Our global reach across Asia, Latin America and Europe further expands our international partnerships and cross border capabilities. At Procopio, we are focused on what is important to you–providing smart, innovative and practical solutions in a cost-effective manner to help your business thrive. Learn more at Procopio.com.
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