Kaveh Badiei is an experienced construction attorney with a background in both civil engineering and construction management. He is well versed in all aspects of construction litigation, arbitration, and mediation as well as contract drafting, review and negotiation, bonds, mechanic's liens, false claims, defective construction, and insurance coverage. He has substantial experience advising owners, developers, general contractors and subcontractors on public and private construction projects involving commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, hotels, theaters, wind-energy facilities, nuclear and research laboratories, transportation centers, fiber-optic lines, pipelines, waste-water treatment plants, and high-end homes. His practice also includes advising owners and contractors in public-private partnership projects. Prior to joining Ralls Gruber & Niece LLP, Kaveh worked at Rutan & Tucker LLP for ten years, and at Thelen LLP for six years. Kaveh was recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and is a Fellow at The Construction Lawyers Society of America.