SOURCE: Newmeyer & Dillion

Newmeyer & Dillion

September 19, 2013 12:36 ET

Newmeyer & Dillion Partner Named 2014 Orange County Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - Newmeyer & Dillion LLP, one of the largest real estate boutique law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that Joe Ferrentino has been recognized as Orange County Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2014 by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Joe, who works with prominent real estate industry developers and builders such as Centex Homes, Lennar, Pulte Homes and Fieldstone has been recognized for handling significant construction defect, insurance coverage, and real estate litigation matters.

"We are extremely proud of Joe and this recognition is well deserved," says Jeff Dennis, the managing partner of Newmeyer & Dillion LLP. "Joe's results have had a significant impact on his clients and the real estate industry including a recent defense jury verdict in one of the first construction defect cases involving the Right to Repair Act."

"I am very fortunate to have strong relationships with our clients who have the confidence in me to provide me with challenging and high exposure cases," says Ferrentino. "This honor would not be possible without their support and the support of my partners and associates at Newmeyer & Dillion."

U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Best Lawyers listings are compiled according to an annual peer-review survey.

Newmeyer & Dillion is a multi-service law firm that provides both litigation and transactional representation in a variety of practice areas. While the firm has gained national recognition for its construction and insurance work, the firm provides representation in a comprehensive range of practice areas including: business and real estate litigation, real estate and corporate transactions, labor and employment, land use and eminent domain, environmental, bankruptcy, asset protection and lender liability. The firm represents a wide variety of clients, which include national and local businesses, real estate development companies, and individuals.