Catherine W. Delorey is Senior Counsel in the San Francisco office of Gordon & Rees and a member of the Construction practice group. Ms. Delorey has many years of experience aggressively resolving disputes through negotiation, arbitration, and litigation with a “hands-on” approach in addressing client concerns. She has experience representing contractors on a number of legal issues facing the construction industry, including: differing site conditions, nondisclosure, delays and acceleration, liquidated damages, termination, extra work, payment and retention withholdings, and bid protests. Ms. Delorey has a track record of success on behalf of her clients, including favorable resolutions at mediation, trial, and on appeal.
Ms. Delorey is dedicated to supporting the industry through her years of volunteer work with the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, United Contractors, AGC of California, and National Association of Women in Construction. Additionally, she is a frequent speaker on legal issues affecting the construction industry.
California State Courts
Virginia State Courts
Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth and Fourth Circuits
American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law (2013-Present)
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Division (Steering Committee)
Special Programs and Education Committee - Distance Learning
Associated General Contractors of California (2013 – 2017)
Legal Advisory Committee
Bay Area Construction Leadership Council Steering Committee
United Contractors (2013 – 2017)
National Association of Women in Construction (2013 – 2015)
Past President of Greater East Bay Chapter