Christopher Ng

Managing Partner at Gibbs Giden LLP

Location:

Los Angeles, CA; Irvine, CA; Westlake Village, CA; and Las Vegas, NV

About Christopher Ng
Chris is the managing partner of Gibbs Giden LLP and primarily represents construction industry material suppliers, contractors, design professionals, and property owners in connection with all aspects of private and public construction projects, including the enforcement and defense of contract, mechanics lien, stop payment notice, payment bond, and other statutory claims and remedies. Chris is also an adjunct professor, active speaker, and published author, and is nationally recognized in the field of construction law. In fact, in addition to his steering committee appointments within the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Construction Law, Chris regularly pens articles for, contributes to, and co-authors several treatises for credit, finance, legal, and other industry professionals including California Construction Law (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business), Acret’s California Mechanics Lien Laws (BNi®), California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies (Continuing Education of the Bar), California Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation (CEB), and other national publications including ENR Engineering News-Record, Business Credit Magazine, and the ABA Forum on Construction Law. For his achievements, Chris has been named a “Rising Star” and “Superlawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and Super Lawyers® (Thomson/Reuters) regularly since 2009 (including again in 2020).
Recent articles by Christopher Ng

What Most Don’t Understand About California Lien Rights

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  For more information contact: Christopher E. Ng Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP 1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 Phone: (310) 734-3367 email: cng@gibbsgiden.com... Read more


Coronavirus & Construction: How to Get Paid During Delays and Cancellations

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  For more information contact: Christopher E. Ng Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP 1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 Phone: (310) 734-3367 email: cng@gibbsgiden.com... Read more


What are construction lawyers saying contractors should do to survive this global shut-down?

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Levelset collected advice from leading construction law attorneys. Gibbs Giden partner Christopher Ng suggests that “parties should get ahead of a very tangled legal situation NOW.”  Read 8 Construction Lawyers... Read more


PCC § 5110: Oh What a Relief It Is, Or Not?

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Public Contract Code section 5110 provides a very narrow exception to the general rule that a contractor cannot recover costs of work performed if a construction contract with a public... Read more


Attorney Fees Reserved For Prevailing Party Under Civil Code §1717

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  de la Carriere v. Greene, 39 Cal. App. 5th 270 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019). Date of Opinion: August 28, 2019   California Court of Appeal held that, under California... Read more


BEWARE OF COPY AND PASTE!

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Make Sure The General Release Language In Your Settlement Agreement Is Current. As of January 1, 2019, Senate Bill No. 1431 (“SB 1431”) amended California Civil Code Section 1542 as... Read more


2019 Southern California’s Best Lawyers

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NEW CALIFORNIA LAW COULD INCREASE THE COST OF HOUSING AND DRIVE SMALL CONTRACTORS OUT OF BUSINESS

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On all subcontracts entered into after January 1, 2018, direct contractors (such as general contractors, home-builders, and builders/developers) could become liable for unpaid wages of employees of subcontractors on private... Read more


The Danger of Unconditional Waivers and Releases in Construction

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If you are a specialty trade contractor, material supplier or other potential lien or bond claimant, you’ve undoubtedly faced this dilemma: “The customer will only release payment if we give them... Read more


IMPACT OF NEW CLAIMS PROCEDURES ON PROJECT ADMINISTRATION FOR PUBLIC ENTITIES AND CONTRACTORS

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This focuses on Public Contract Code § 9204, the new law requiring a minimum claims resolution procedure for claims arising in public contracts (“Section 9204”). Below is a listing of... Read more

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  • Construction Law
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Energy & Environmental Law
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  • California Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
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