Glenn E. Turner, III

Senior Partner

1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067-1621

Phone: (310) 552-3400
Fax: (310) 552-0805

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Professional Experience

Glenn E. Turner, III has more than 25 years of experience litigating construction disputes. He has tried cases to verdict in complicated construction matters involving issues related to structural steel welding, timely completion of the work and matters involving intricate issues of contract interpretation and surety law. Mr. Turner has tried cases before juries, judges and arbitrators.  Mr. Turner has represented a number of municipal governments, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in complex multi-party litigation with tremendous results.  Mr. Turner views his involvement in pretrial preparation as essential to obtaining favorable settlements, awards, verdicts and judgments.  Mr. Turner is also an experienced appellate advocate who recently has achieved two reversals of decisions made by courts against his clients.  Mr. Turner works closely with his clients to develop a team approach to any litigation.

Mr. Turner is a frequent speaker at numerous construction associations and organizations and provides seminars on California construction law topics to many groups including National Electrical Contractors Association, Associated Builders & Contractors, National Association of Women Construction and the Building Industry Credit Association.  He is often a construction law guest speaker for various UCLA Extension classes. Mr. Turner is admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in the State of California.  He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the State Bar of California. Most recently, Mr. Turner obtained a $52,000,000 unanimous jury verdict in favor of his client, the City of Victorville, for the failed Foxburough power plant project.

He is currently and consistently rated as a leading California construction law attorney by Chambers USA Directory of Leading Lawyers since 2012 and has been named by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Southern California for construction litigation. Mr. Turner is also AV® Rated Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas

Business Litigation
Commercial Law
Construction Law


Pepperdine University (J.D.), Malibu, CA, 1980
Arizona State University (M.B.A.), 1977
Arizona State University (B.S.), 1975

Professional Memberships

State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association


Speaker, The Seminar Group's California Construction Law Seminar, (October 1-2, 2015)

Speaker, The Seminar Group's California Construction Law Seminar, Construction Changes/Differing Site Conditions, (September 17-18 2014)

Luncheon Speaker, Gibbs Giden 17th Annual Review Preview California Construction Law Seminar
(Jan. 2011). Topic: Case Study, Carter & Burgess v. City of Victorville (2010)

Moderator and Speaker, GIbbs Giden 16th Annual Review Preview California Construction Law
Seminar (Jan. 2010). Speaking Topic: Mechanic’s Lien Law Update

Speaker, California Continuing Education of the Bar: Mechanic’s Liens and Other Remedies
(March 20, 2009).

Speaker, Gibbs Giden 15th Annual Review Preview Construction Law Seminar (Feb. 2009).

Guest Speaker, UCLA Extension (2009 & 2010).

Bar Admissions

California, 1980


G. Turner, Chapter Thirteen, Contractor Claims, and Chapter Fourteen, Owner Claims, CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION LAW (HLK Global Communications, Inc., 2007).


AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating)

Ranked by Southern California Super Lawyers, 2007-2017

Chambers USA Leading Individual, California Construction, 2005-2017

Listed in Best Lawyers®


Swinerton Builders
Southern California Public Power Authority
Fibrwrap Construction
Lincoln Properties
City of Victorville
Sierra Aluminum

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