22Feb 2019

Lawyer Monthly has published the official Winners’ Edition of the 2018 Legal Awards and we are pleased to announce that Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald has been named Law Firm of the Year in Construction.  The firm is one of just 200 recipients being recognized for “the ambition, skill and expertise to deliver for their […]

29Nov 2018

Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP is proud to announce the opening of a Boston office.  Four veteran New England attorneys have agreed to join the firm with the intent to grow the firm’s construction and surety practice in the Northeast.  The new office joins other offices in Irvine, California, Chicago and Miami, and the […]

26Sep 2018

On June 4, 2018, a federal jury in the Central District of California awarded $45 million to the Plaintiff Contractor in a dispute with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.  The dispute involved liability for the Contractor’s costs to accelerate its work on a $440 million power plant modernization project, which were incurred due […]

12Sep 2018

The Watt Tieder Summer Newsletter is now available. Take a look at a wide variety of articles and news from the firm and the industry covering subjects such as tariff driven material cost escalation as well as a number of surety issues. Download the Watt Tieder 2018 Summer Newsletter Watt Tieder Newsletter Overview Trading On Uncertainty: Legal […]

13Aug 2018

Events 2018

August 13, 2018

Watt Tieder Events 2018 Watt Tieder and our affiliates are already planning new programs and events for the coming year.   Visit our website often to see where our attorneys will be and plan to join us at these upcoming events.

06Apr 2018

The Watt Tieder Winter Newsletter is now available. Take a look at a wide variety of articles and news from the firm and the industry covering subjects such as hot-tubbing and other ADR remedies as well as 2017 revisions to the AIA General Conditions. Download the Watt Tieder 2018 Winter Newsletter Watt Tieder Newsletter Overview Watt […]

09Jan 2018

Forty years ago this month, six (6) attorneys led by Bob Watt and Jack Tieder formed a boutique law firm specializing in public and private construction and surety law issues.  In the subsequent 40 years, the law firm grew significantly, opening offices in California, Seattle, Chicago, Las Vegas and Miami along with its main office […]

05Jan 2018

Best Lawyers in America ®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Watt Tieder managing partner, Larry Baker, as “Lawyer of the Year” in arbitration.  Only a single lawyer in specialty in each market is honored as “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. […]