DFISL represents the full range of construction and real property professionals, from specialty subcontractors and suppliers, to general contractors and real property developers, to architects and engineers in both litigation and transactional matters. Our partners are experienced in Mechanic’s Lien and Miller Act claims, construction delay claims and related fee disputes as well as suits involving allegations of defective construction.


Practice Areas


A civil case is not always over after the judge makes a "final" ruling or a jury returns a verdict. Some cases proceed beyond the trial court to the court of appeal.


Disputes, claims and litigation can disrupt any kind or size of business. In today's environment, any business may have to deal with claims by employees, competitors or injured customers.

Class Action

Class action and representative lawsuits present challenges that require skilled counsel who can navigate through complex cases to a successful result.


There are few areas of daily life untouched by insurance. From home ownership to healthcare, from construction to commercial property, there are insurance policies in place to mitigate risk and permit business activity to thrive.

Real Estate

No real property transaction or dispute is too small or too large for our experienced attorneys to handle. Our partners have worked in-house and alongside real property professionals

Trial Law

A lawsuit can be intimidating, frustrating and expensive. Whether you are protecting your company or your rights, you need a law firm that you can be confident knows how to handle your case.


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Encino, CA 91436

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