PETER BAUMAN is an experienced commercial litigation attorney with the law firm Tharpe & Howell, LLP in Los Angeles, California, providing aggressive, strategic, creative, and cost-effective litigation and transactional solutions for clients in construction, real estate, business, and insurance matters from San Diego to San Francisco.
For more than 35 years, small businesses, major corporations, public entities, individuals and insurance companies have depended on Tharpe & Howell to deliver pragmatic, innovative, creative, cost-effective civil litigation and transactional solutions. Our job is successfully resolving your legal problems, so you can focus your time and resources on your job — managing the day-to-day challenges and opportunities of running and growing your business.
We counsel clients regarding preventative actions, risk management and insurance coverage to help them avoid litigation altogether. And help identify which claims should be settled and which should not, while taking steps to ensure that you are in the most favorable position possible should litigation ensue.
My practice focuses on:
Real Estate & Construction Disputes: Matters range from residential to commercial before, during, and after construction; from on-site injuries, property damage, product liability, defects, bonds, liens, green building, and homeowner associations; and from representing developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, experts, homeowners, and homeowner associations.
Business Litigation: Matters relate to partnership disputes, breach of contract, privacy, and violation of intellectual property and trade secrets.
Insurance Litigation: Matters relate to issues arising from real estate, construction, commercial business losses, additional insured issues, and bad faith.
Business Transactions: Matters include business strategy, development, and management. We take pride in preparing plain English documents in a cost effective manner
Professional Associations & Memberships
Global Business Consulting
Los Angeles Social Media Network
San Fernando Valley Business Owners
Southern California Manufacturing Initiative
USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
American Bar Association
Beverly Hills Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association