Newmeyer & Dillion LLP of Newport Beach, one of the largest real estate boutique law firms in the United States, has announced that partner Joe Ferrentino has been recognized as Orange County Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2014 by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.
Ferrentino, who works with prominent real estate industry developers and builders such as Centex Homes, Lennar, Pulte Homes, and Fieldstone, has been recognized for handling significant construction defect, insurance coverage, and real estate litigation matters.
“We are extremely proud of Joe; this recognition is well deserved,” said Jeff Dennis, the managing partner of Newmeyer & Dillion LLP. “Joe’s results have had a significant impact on his clients and the real estate industry, including a recent defense jury verdict in one of the first construction defect cases involving the Right to Repair Act.“
“I am very fortunate to have strong relationships with our clients who have the confidence in me to provide me with challenging and high exposure cases,” said Ferrentino.
U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and eight states.
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Newmeyer & Dillion is a multi-service law firm that provides both litigation and transactional representation in a variety of practice areas.