Cruz Rocha

Associate Attorney

916-446-2300 x3034
Practice Area(s): Construction

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Cruz Rocha practices civil litigation throughout California state courts, with an emphasis on construction law and construction litigation. He represents public entities, private owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and sureties on a wide range of issues within the construction industry, including, complex litigation matters. Cruz has assisted clients in construction matters involving request for proposal and bid processes, payment bonds, warranty claims, enforcement of mechanics liens, contract disputes, fraud and deceit, quite title, dangerous condition of public property, eminent domain, and CERCLA/HSAA.

Cruz was previously with Porter Scott, where he represented construction industry clients in complex legal issues. He has represented public and private clients in all aspects of civil litigation, including trial and arbitration.

Cruz received his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy, and subsequently served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy. He was awarded his J.D. from University of California, Davis King Hall School of Law in 2011.

  • Represented owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, and subcontractors in all aspects of litigation, including trial and arbitration, involving commercial, residential, and mixed use spaces
  • Represented owners and developers in breach of contract and concealment actions related to construction of commercial building
  • Counseled public and private entities to mitigate losses resulting from public works projects
  • Represented public entities in litigation involving contribution for cleanup of hazardous substances
  • Represented design professionals in standard of care matters
  • Represented owner of hotel in delay and liquidated damages case related to original construction
  • Represented private individuals in partnership dispute related to residential development project
  • Represented private client involving bid and delivery of public works project
  • Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star (2013)
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Construction Law Section
Bar Admissions
  • All California State Courts
  • All Idaho State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California

University of California, Davis King Hall School of Law
J.D., 2011

United States Naval Academy
B.S., 2000

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