John Ralls is a trial attorney who specializes in construction claims, disputes, and counseling. He spent over 20 years with major national firms (including Thelen LLP and Howrey LLP) where he built a broad construction and government contracts practice. He represents owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, equipment suppliers, and construction managers in trials, arbitrations, mediations, and negotiations. He also provides contract, dispute, and licensing advice before, during, and after construction projects. He has provided these services on a variety of projects, including commercial buildings, convention centers, wind energy projects, hospitals, civil works, military installations, and industrial facilities. He has represented clients in trials, arbitrations, and mediations, throughout the United States, and has tried or arbitrated cases in California, Nevada, Washington DC, Virginia, Texas, and Hawaii.

John Ralls has been listed as a Northern California Super Lawyer by San Francisco Law & Politics Magazine for the last seven years. He is also a past Chair of the California Associated General Contractors Legal Advisory Committee.

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John W. Ralls


John Ralls, Ralls Gruber & Niece

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UC Berkeley, AB (1987) UC Berkeley, JD (1990)

Bar Admissions:
CA, 1990