Sullivan Hill is pleased to announce that Yaniv Newman has been named a Shareholder of the firm. Mr. Newman is a member of the firm’s Construction, Insurance Coverage, and Commercial & Business Litigation practice groups. Mr. Newman joined Sullivan Hill as an associate in 2017. His practice is primarily focused in the areas of construction and insurance coverage matters.
From contract negotiation through project completion, Mr. Newman has experience advising and representing clients on issues that arise during the course of construction including performance and payment disputes, progress claims, and mechanic’s liens, as well as the disputes that arise from and occur after project completion such as warranty and construction defect claims.
As part of his insurance coverage practice, Mr. Newman also represents builders and developers in securing policy benefits when insurers dispute coverage, and as independent counsel in cases involving sensitive claims that can sometimes impact the availability of insurance. Mr. Newman also represents policy holders in insurance coverage disputes pertaining to coverage under a variety of insurance policies including Commercial General Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Directors & Officers, Professional Liability, and Errors & Omissions coverage.
Mr. Newman was selected by his peers for inclusion in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Construction Law in 2020. He was also named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2020. Prior to his undergraduate studies, Mr. Newman served in the United States Marine Corps for four years, including one tour of duty in Iraq in 2003. Mr. Newman earned his J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law in 2013, and his B.S. from University of California, Berkeley in 2008. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2013 and to the State Bar of Washington in 2020. He is a member of several organizations including the San Diego County Bar Association, the Building Industry Association of San Diego, Claims Litigation Management Alliance, and the Southern California Trades Association.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, employment, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.