George William Wolff

Wolff Law Office
Contact: 415.788.1881
Law Schools: University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Northwestern University
Jurisdictions: California
New York
7th Circuit
9th Circuit
U.S, District Court, N.District of Illinois, Trial Bar.
U.S. Supreme Court


About George William Wolff
Our Practice

We handle a wide range of issues involving business, government contracts and public contracts, real estate, condominiums, commercial and residential property, construction, and construction defects, including:

* Construction defects actions. We work with owners, contractors, subcontractors, expert witnesses, and insurers in cases involving allegations of construction defects, including water leakage or damage, plumbing or roofing defects, structural problems or claims concerning other damage to buildings or other defects.

* Public works contracts and Government contracts, claims and disputes. We represent clients in legal actions related to local, state and federal government public construction contracts.
We handle bid protests, payment or performance disputes, stop notice and bond claims, Miller Act Claims delay or extra work claims, collections and disagreements involving unforeseen site issues and other delays, subcontracts, listing law requirements, and all other public works disputes.

* Construction contracts, claims, disputes and litigation. We represent contractors, subcontractors, and property owners in disputes involving construction contracts and subcontracts, payment and extra work disputes improper or inadequate construction plans, interference in the project, scheduling issues or unknown Site conditions that result in additional expenses and costs, and all other manner of related claims or disputes.

* Real estate contracts, property disputes, and litigation. We represent buyers, sellers and owners of residential or commercial property and condominiums in litigation involving purchase/sale contracts, construction issues, failure to disclose matters, real estate fraud, CC&Rs, water rights, encroachment, boundary line and survey disputes, easements and title disputes and similar matters.

Business Counseling, Contracts and Litigation. We represent business, corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, Limited Liability Companies, licensed professionals and individuals on business formation, operations, contracts, and dispute resolution of all types, including shareholder, partnership issues and disputes, minority shareholder rights, contract drafting and enforcement, collections, Copyright Infringement, Trade Secrets, and professional licensing and disciplinary proceedings,

We offer over 25 years of experience to clients throughout the Bay Area in California, handling a wide range of construction and real estate claims and cases, including construction defect cases and disputes involving private and public works contracts.

George W: Wolff has bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Engineering and Construction Management worked in the construction industry before attending law school and brings a thorough understanding of the technical and legal issues related to construction real estate disputes to our clients, helping you avoid or resolve disputes quickly and efficiently. Attorney Wolff has also served as an arbitrator in construction and real estate related matters.

We practice in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, and throughout Northern California in all State and Federal Trial and Appellate Courts and before State and Federal government administrative agencies.

To arrange a free initial consultation, contact us, or email, or call us at 415-788-1881. We are available to meet with clients from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and evenings and weekends by appointment. If appropriate, we will make construction or property site visits.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Construction Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Bid Protest Law
  • Condominium Law
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Government Contracts Law
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • $250-$350/hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
7th Circuit
9th Circuit
U.S, District Court, N.District of Illinois, Trial Bar.
U.S. Supreme Court
"av", preeminent rating (Martindale Hubbell)
Professional Experience
Assistant Attorney General and Chief, Environmental Litigation Division, Attorney General of Illinois
University of California - Hastings College of the LawJ.D.
Northwestern UniversitySchool of Law
University of California - BerkeleyMBAReal Estate and Finance
Stanford UniversityM.S.Civil Engineering and Construction Management
Purdue University - Purdue UniversityB.S.Civil Engineering
Honors: Chi Epsilon
Professional Activities
Forum Committee on the Contruction Industry American Bar Association 1987-Current
Member American Society of Civil Engineers 1964-Current
Public Contract Law Section American Bar Association
Professional Associations
Member, California State Bar


Articles & Publications
  • Environmental Law
    Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • The Need for a Reform of Water Use Law
    Chicago-Kent Law Review


Website: Website



505 Sansome Street, Suite 1525
Telephone: 415.788.1881
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Telephone: 415.788.1881
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