“By anticipating and addressing problems before they arise, I can save my clients both time and money."
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A legal counselor to construction industry professionals through out California, Mike McGuire serves on the Construction Defect Defense Team of Archer Norris. He has been involved in large cases with more than 38 parties, which resulted in lengthy trials relying heavily on expert witness testimony.
Mike’s ongoing practice focus includes providing advice and litigation support to construction professionals dealing with the prosecution of and defense of mechanics lien claims, primarily for private works.
He approaches his practice with the viewpoint it is better to identify the potential challenges in advance, which are inherent in all construction projects and deal with them at the outset. This is preferable to being forced to assume a reactive posture should something go wrong.
Mike has extensive experience counseling and representing, landlords in the development, use and corporate operations of their real property ventures.
He played a significant role in the formulation of the 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act with regard to age restricted rental properties and more specifically, mobile home parks in California
Mike’s experience includes appearing before local, state and federal government administrative bodies to argue on behalf of his clients. Mike also represents these same clients in both state and federal courts, not only in matters relating to landlord/tenant issues but in matters relating to zoning, land use, rent control and discrimination claims.
Mike played a significant role in the formulation of the 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act with regard to age restricted rental properties and more specifically, mobilehome parks in California.
Mike has served as a registered lobbyist and given testimony before both houses of the State Legislature on health care related issues on behalf of licensed health care professionals.
Has participated as part of the defense team of a well-known product manufacturer who was sued under a products liability theory in various courts through out the State.
Mike has represented both health care and mobile home park owners for many years before both local, state and federal administrative, governmental and judicial bodies.
Mike has represented litigants in trial in both state and federal courts in employment matters based on Title VII, Federal Civil Rights and Fair Employment and Housing Act claims.
Mike has published cases in both the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eastern District Courts dealing with First Amendment rights of public employees and the concept of "state action" in federal civil rights actions brought under 42 USC§1983.
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