John A. Yacovelle: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

John A. Yacovelle

Phone858.720.8934

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • and Environmental
  • Tribal and Indian Law
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Energy
 
University University of Southern California, B.A., cum laude, 1984
 
Law SchoolSouthwestern University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987
 
Admitted1987, California; U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Federal Claims
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Member, Associated Builders and Contractors

•Member, American Subcontractors Association

•Member, Associated General Contractors of America

 
Biography

John Yacovelle is the co-leader of the firm's Business Trial Practice Group and a member of the Construction Litigation, Energy, and Tribal and Indian Law Teams.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Yacovelle has been practicing since 1987 and represents clients in a variety of business disputes, with a special emphasis on energy, construction, real estate, general commercial litigation, and Native American law. He has represented owners, developers, investors, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and product manufacturers in connection with private and public works projects. Mr. Yacovelle has provided these clients with a wide range of services including (1) representation in complex commercial litigation; (2) the negotiation, and review of construction contracts; (3) representation in bid disputes on public works projects; (4) representation in private and public works payment disputes (including claims related to changed conditions, delay claims, bond claims, mechanic's lien claims and stop notice claims, and early termination and breach claims); (5) representation of developers, contractors and product manufacturers in construction defect matters; and (6) representation of developers in land acquisition disputes.

In addition, Mr. Yacovelle has represented clients in a variety of commercial disputes including corporate dissolution proceedings, enforcement of covenants not to compete, unfair competition, trade secret disputes, matters before the Probate Court, breach of contract disputes and products liability matters.

Mr. Yacovelle has extensive trial experience, including representing clients in jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations.

Honors

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2007-2014

•Leading Construction Lawyer, Practical Law Company, 2011-2012

•Legal 500, 2011, 2012

 
ISLN902592771
 


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Office Information

John A. Yacovelle

12275 El Camino Real, Suite 200 (Del Mar Heights)
San DiegoCA 92130




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