Chris menjou

Christopher J. Menjou

Senior Attorney
Office

Los Angeles

1055 West Seventh Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Education
J.D., Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 1994
B.A., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 1989
State Bar Licenses
California
Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of California

Christopher J. Menjou

Senior Attorney

Christopher Menjou represents and advises design and construction professionals in project development and adversarial disputes, including mediation, arbitration and litigation. He is also experienced in all phases of business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented owners in several multi-million dollar commercial and residential construction disputes.

Publications/Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Bill is fair compromise on design professional liability", Daily Journal, June 26, 2017
  • "SB 496 Signed by Governor Brown" Email Alert, May 4, 2017
  • Speaker, "2016 Advanced Mechanic's Lien Course," MPP Seminar, Long Beach, May 25, 2016
  • Speaker, "2016 Advanced Mechanic's Lien Course," MPP Seminar, Rancho Cucamonga, May 17, 2016
  • "Significant Ruling for Design Professionals Secured by MPP," Email Alert, January 13, 2015
  • Co-author: An Overview of Indemnification and the Duty to Defend, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2014
  • Co-presenter, "Prevailing Wage Law in California," Lorman Educational Services Seminar, Pasadena and San Bernardino, July 2013
  • "Important Changes to Mechanics Lien Law Take Effect Today," July 2, 2012
  • "Changes to Mechanic's Lien Law in 2011," AIA California Council Relevance e-newsletter, September 2010
  • "Know and Exercise Your Lien Rights," AIA/LA annual MOBIUS LA Conference
  • Cases:
    • Edwards v. Edwards, 61 Cal.App.4th 599, 71 Cal.Rptr.2d 653 (Cal.App. 2 Dist.,1998) 
    • Valentine v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 68 Cal.App.4th 1467, 81 Cal.Rptr.2d 252 (Cal.App. 1 Dist.,1999)
Awards/Achievements
Order of the Coif
Memberships
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Practice Areas
Construction Law