Ronald S. Sofen


7450 Arroyo Crossing Parkway, Suite 270
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113

Phone: (702) 836-9800
Fax: (702) 836-9802
Professional Experience

Ronald S. Sofen is a senior litigation partner. He has extensive experience in all phases of litigation. Prior to joining Gibbs, Giden, Locher, Turner & Senet LLP, he was in a private litigation practice where he conducted over 250 court trials and over 50 jury trials. He also handled approximately 20 appeals before a variety of state and federal appellate courts. Since joining the firm in 1995, Mr. Sofen has represented a broad diversity of general contractors, subcontractors and owners in all phases of construction related disputes, from counseling at the jobsite level through successful mediations, contested arbitrations, trials and appeals. His experience also includes handling construction defect claims. Mr. Sofen has significant experience in handling the mega cases which involve multi million dollar disputes, multiple parties and massive quantities of documents.


Construction Claims
Construction Defects
Business Litigation


University of California at Los Angeles School of Law (J.D.), Los Angeles, CA, 1974
University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A., Economics, cum laude), Santa Barbara, CA, 1970

Professional Memberships

State Bar of California
State Bar of Nevada
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, Litigation Section
Clark County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV

Bar Admissions

California, 1974
Nevada, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2006
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1974
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1983
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1984
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1987
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1999
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2006


Miller v. Merzinger, 91 Cal.App.3d 31 (Cal. Ct. App. 1979)
Bravo v. Buelow, 168 Cal.App.3d 208 (Cal. Ct. App. 1985)
State Drywall, Inc. v. Rhodes Design & Development, 127 P.3d 1082 (Nev.Sup.Ct. 2006)


Kajima Engineering & Construction
F.H. Paschen Company
Irwin Industries, Inc.

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