Craig W. Brunet | Senior Litigation Counsel
cbrunet@constructiondefects.com

Craig Brunet

Craig Brunet is a 33 year seasoned trial attorney with extensive litigation experience over a wide range of legal areas, including residential and commercial construction defects, first and third-party insurance issues, and bad faith litigation.  Craig’s lengthy career includes the handling of over 2000 cases arising from the Northridge Earthquake, and he regularly represents clients in difficult insurance matters in the Nevada state and federal courts. 

Craig’s vast experience in civil litigation comprises of homeowner’s associations, property management companies, construction companies, individual contractors, soils engineers and geologists, and insurers on a wide array of disputes involving damage and defects to both individual and multi-family residential housing, and high rise commercial structures.

DISTINCTION

Following his graduation from law school, Craig received a coveted position as the Supreme Court attorney for Justice Charles Springer of the Nevada Supreme Court.  During his time with the court, Craig assisted the justices and learned the justice system from the viewpoint of the bench.  His involvement included evaluating and briefing the court on pending appeals and preparing proposed opinions for judicial consideration.

More recently, his extensive abilities in working with expert witnesses was recognized by his selection as a panelist for the California Conference of Arson Investigators' annual course on Expert Witness Testimony, and the National Business Institute's seminar on Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Techniques.

 

ADMISSIONS

State Bar of California 

State Bar of Nevada

U.S. District Court: Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California

EDUCATION

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., with distinction

Loyola Marymount University, Bachelor of Science

INDUSTRY AFFILIATIONS

Executive Council of Homeowners (ECHO)

Community Associations Institute (CAI)

California Association of Community Managers (CACM)

Friends of Institute Real Estate Management (IREM)

MEMBERSHIPS

Los Angeles County Bar Association
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

American Association for Justice
Member, Roger J. Traynor Honor Society