Brian P Roteliuk Esq.

Brian P. Roteliuk, Esq., is a partner at W&D Law. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of design and construction professionals in a wide array of legal matters involving multi-million and billion-dollar projects.

Brian has considerable experience with development, design, and construction claims, including but not limited to, complex delay, cost overrun, and defect matters involving infrastructure, healthcare, commercial, education, and residential projects.

Brian also has experience with personal injury and wrongful death cases arising out of those projects.

Brian’s experience includes and involves extensive litigation, including but not limited to mediations, arbitrations, trials, and appellate practice in state and federal courts in California and Arizona.

Brian also has significant experience with construction lien claims, contract creation, review, and negotiations, bankruptcy matters, real estate, and landlord/tenant disputes. He is licensed in multiple jurisdictions and practices throughout California and Arizona.

Outside of the office, Brian is an avid fan of live music and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball.

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science-Business Administration, 2003
Marketing Management, with Minors in Economics and Psychology
Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California
Juris Doctor, 2007
Whittier Law Journal of Child and Family Advocacy
(Executive Editor)
CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Legal Skills

State Bar of California
State Bar of Arizona
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, District of Arizona
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Orange County Bar Association

California Court of Appeal Confirms Four-Year Statute Does Not Apply to Claim for Express Indemnity (November 2015, W&D)
Updates to Arizona’s Purchaser Dwelling Act (November 2015, W&D)
Update to AAA Arbitration Rules Regarding Dispositive Motions (November 2015, W&D)
A Word on Arizona’s Anti-Indemnity Statutes (December 2014, W&D)

Contributed to the successful petition by ACEC of California for passage of Senate Bill 496, legislation aimed at limiting of design professionals’ indemnity and defense obligations.

Why Isn’t Getting Paid Easy?
Tips on Better Understanding Your Contracts and Change Orders   (March, 2016, Orange County)

Del Mar Land Partners, LLC v. Stanley Consultants, Inc., 2012 WL 1019066 (D. Ariz. Mar. 26, 2012)
Faulkner USA, Inc. v. The Durrant Grp., Inc., 653 F. App’x 867 (9th Cir. 2016)
Bard Water Dist. v. James Davey & Assocs., Inc., 671 F. App’x 506 (9th Cir. 2016); see also 2018 WL 4702511 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 1, 2018)