David W. Ginn

David W. Ginn: Attorney with Ginn & Crosby, LLP
  • Owner at Ginn & Crosby, LLP (5 Attorneys)
  • 1485 Treat Boulevard, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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Attorney Awards


Presentation and Publication

Legal Aspects of the Construction Industry.

Diablo Valley College, Adjunct Professor, Spring 2017 and 2018.

Project Management for Construction Project, Lecture for Lorman Business Group, Oakland and San Francisco, 2006, 2008.

Construction Delay Claims in California, Lecture for Lorman Business Group, San Diego, 2006.

Nuts and Bolts of Mechanics Liens, Lecture for Lorman Business Group, Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Barbara & Los Angeles, 2005-2009.

Disclosures in Real Estate Transactions, Lecture for the Contra Costa County Association of Realtors New Member Orientation, Walnut Creek and San Ramon, 2003-2008.

Negotiation Tactics and Strategies. Workshops for the State of California and the County of Los Angeles, Program Sponsored by California State University, Northridge, 2003-2004.

Negotiating Claims for Project Mangers. Presentation for the University of California Project Manager Institute, Oakland and San Diego, 2003.

Chapter and Update Author, California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies, 1998 to Present.

Building Nationwide: What You Need to Know. Presentation to the International Council of Shopping Centers, Shopping Center Law Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1997

Chapter Author, Avoiding Construction Delay Claims on Remodels and New Construction; Current Topics in Shopping Center Law, International Council of Shopping Centers, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1997.

Overview of California False Claims Act for the Association of County Counsel, Long Beach, 1996

Construction Liens in California, Lectures for Lorman Business Group, Oakland and San Francisco, 1994-1996

Reported Cases

Solano County v. Lionsgate Corporation (2005), 126 Cal.App.4th 741.


State Bar of California

Alameda County Bar Association

Contra Costa County Bar Association

American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry

Design Build Institute of America

Named as one of the Fortune 500's "Go To Counsel."

Northern California "Superlawyer" for 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

AVVO rating: Superb (10.0)

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Construction Claims and Defect Litigation
  • Real Estate Sales and Disclosure Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices, Payment and Performance Bonds
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Purchase and Sales of Businesses and Real Estate
  • Preparation of Real Estate and Construction Agreements
  • Preparation of Limited Liability Company Agreements
  • False Claims Act Litigation
  • Public Contracts
  • Requests for Proposals, Requests for Bids, Bids and Bidding
  • Commercial Leases
  • Premises Liability
  • Easements
  • Partition Actions
  • Collection on Judgments

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-274-8918  Phone
925-256-4466  Phone
(925) 256-4423  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1986, California; 1986, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Claims
Birth Information:
San Diego, California, June 1, 1959

Peer Reviews

Walnut Creek, California

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