LOS ANGELES, Aug. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (MPP) is pleased to announce that Raymond M. Buddie has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as Partner.

Mr. Buddie’s nine-year career as a surveyor, structural engineer, and a member of the project management team for a major commercial construction company provided a distinctive perspective, which he brought as a leading attorney to the construction industry.  Over the past 30 years, Mr. Buddie has been recognized as a leader in pursuing and settling major claims for some of the largest commercial contractors.  As a proponent of the proper use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures, he has served as an arbitrator and has successfully settled hundreds of multiparty construction disputes both nationally and internationally.  

Mr. Buddie has been recognized by both Chambers & Partners USA as one of the Leading Lawyers in the field of Construction Law in the State of California and Northern California Super Lawyers from 2008 to the present.  He also has an AV® Preeminent™ peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

In addition to Mr. Buddie’s legal practice, he has served in the public sector for over 16 years for agencies including the Marin County Planning Commission, City of Sausalito, Marin Transportation Authority, and the Sausalito Planning Commission.

Founded as a construction practice in 1969, Morris Polich & Purdy LLP has been a leader of construction law in California and Nevada since its inception.  We are very excited to welcome Raymond to our firm,” says Managing Partner Don Ridge. “Mr. Buddie’s expertise will bring great value to an already successful team. And we are extremely fortunate to add an expert of Raymond’s caliber to our construction team.”

About MPP

Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is a law firm, with offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas, that works with its clients on a national basis. We represent clients in every state, as well as many U.S. possessions, where their cases arise. We also have a wealth of international affiliations.

Our dedication to clients, combined with extensive experience, both in the trial and appellate courts, are the qualities that distinguish us from other law firms. Our attorneys are known for their vast experience and success, and have earned the firm its reputation with the bench and bar as down to earth, practiced, sensible, skillful, professional litigators. We provide superior legal services in a manner consistent with our clients' best interests and goals. We are committed to expertise in all our areas of practice, knowing our clients' businesses and providing client service at its highest level.


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