Top Attorney – Kirk J. Retz

Palos Verdes Estates, CA/Press/November 15, 2018- Kirk J. Retz, Founder and Attorney of the Law Offices of Retz & Aldover LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.

The accomplishments attained by Mr. Kirk J. Retz in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America. 

“I listen to the needs of my clients and develop relationships.” – Kirk J. Retz

Kirk J. Retz is a founding partner in Retz & Aldover LLP and practices in the area of construction law, real estate and business law handling both transactional and litigation matters. He advises clients on an array of issues in the construction industry including land acquisition, contract creation and negotiation, the permit process, liens, governmental work and energy generating projects. His clients range from Fortune 500–sized companies to small contractors and owners.

His understanding of construction comes not only from his legal training but also from his ten years experience in the construction industry. He supervised and managed construction crews, negotiated contracts and was responsible for the coordination, scheduling and completion of construction projects. He oversaw core and shell and tenant improvement construction for numerous buildings throughout Southern California. Mr. Retz also holds certificates as a Building Systems Technician and Building Systems Administrator.

Mr. Retz graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D. 1993) and California State University, Northridge (B.A. 1989). Mr. Retz volunteers his time with the community. He is on the Board of Managers for the Torrance-South Bay YMCA, the Gift Planning Council for Loyola Marymount, is the Chair of the Bond Oversite Committee for El Camino Community College and is on the Parks and Activities Commission for the City of Rolling Hills Estates.

Mr. Retz has published articles such as “Integrated Project Delivery, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” in the Real Property Section of the California State Bar Journal; “Construction Basics” presented at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar and Continuing Education of the Bar; “A Game Plan for Surviving Construction Defect Litigation” in Utility Contractor Magazine; “The SB800 Quagmire” in ECA Magazine; and “When a Developer Becomes a Contractor in the Eyes of the Law” in ENR Magazine. He also authored “Contractual Considerations and Issues Related to Integrated Project Delivery”, a chapter in the “Inside the Minds” book published by Aspatore Books, a Thompson Reuters business. A frequent speaker on construction and mold issues, Mr. Retz has spoken at the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference, the RE/MAX International Summer Conference for Brokers/Owners & Managers and the Indoor Air Quality Association. Mr. Retz has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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