Candace L. Matson

Candace L. Matson is a partner in Sheppard Mullin's Los Angeles office where she is a member of the Business Trials, Real Estate, and Finance & Bankruptcy Practice Groups and specializes in design and construction law, as well as title issues.

Advocacy, Advice & Transactional Services

Ms. Matson represents owners, lenders, investment funds, contractors, design professionals and others as an advocate in a wide range of private and public contexts relating to design and construction. The subject of such representation includes:

Preconstruction phase: assistance with requests for proposals and bid packages; prosecuting and defending against bid protests; negotiation, drafting and review of build-to-suit agreements, contracts for construction, architectural and engineering services, construction management, and procurement services; advice regarding construction loans, insurance (title and liability), surety issues and licensing.

Construction phase: advice regarding contract compliance, project documentation, and mechanics lien law; early dispute resolution.

Post-construction phase: mediation, arbitration and litigation of disputes, including extra and changed work claims; delay, disruption and acceleration claims; design professionals liens, mechanics liens and stop notice claims; construction defect claims (including water intrusion and mold issues); insurance and surety bond claims; assistance with title insurance issues, including obtaining defense, indemnity and clean title.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Finance, 2) Litigation, 3) Construction & Infrastructure, 4) Real Estate, 5) Land Use and 6) and Environmental
Law School UCLA School of Law (J.D.,1989)
Education California Lutheran University (M.S., 1980);University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1977)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Relevant Jobs
Litigation Paralegal
USA-CA-Los Angeles

Pleadings and Investigation Preparing pleading documents in a word-processing system, including motions and declarations Typing, sending, and tracking drafts E Filing with State ...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney
USA-CA-Los Angeles

Downtown civil litigation defense firm seeks a Litigation Attorney with at least 4 years of litigation experience. Candidate should have strong writing and analytical skills as well as significant dep...

Apply now

Litigation Associate
USA-CA-Los Angeles

Litigation Associate The candidate must have 2-4 years of law firm experience. Will have general litigation experience. Insurance defense, copyright, or entertainment litigation experience is a plus...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.