Our managing attorney Michael L. Mau, Esq. has gained extensive experience as a trial lawyer and advocate. He has extensive experience in the areas of Construction Law, Real Property and Commercial Litigation, Collections, Business Counseling and Insurance / Surety Defense. He has experience handling cases at all stages of litigation including trial work.
Initially he worked and gained a wide variety of experience as an Independent Contract Attorney. He then practiced for five plus years with Simpson, Aherne & Garrity, P.C., a construction law firm with offices in San Mateo and San Francisco. After a shorter stint at McLemore, Collins & Toschi, LLP, an insurance defense firm with offices in Oakland and Santa Rosa, he opened The Mau Law Firm in 1999.
The firm's practice includes substantial work in each of the following areas: drafting, analysis and litigation of commercial, construction, design and real estate contracts; litigating Mechanics Liens and lien release bonds, Stop Notices and release bonds for Stop Notices, and Payment / Performance bond claims; construction bidding and delay claims; substitution hearings; construction defect litigation; debt collection and defense; administrative hearings; license bond claims; real estate law; landlord-tenant counseling and evictions; representation of mobile-home parks; corporate counseling / business forming; and insurance / surety defense. The firms clientele include contractors, subcontractors, construction supply companies, design professionals such as architects and engineers, property owners, property developers, insurance carriers, surety companies and various local businesses.
With considerable resources to draw upon, professional affiliations, industry contacts and the latest technology, Mr. Mau is the premier advocate for our clients. Mr. Mau believes in a vigorous advocacy, but always aiming towards a prompt, efficient and cost-effective results.