JACQUELINE C. PONS-BUNNEY EXPERIENCE Jacqueline Pons-Bunney is Managing Partner and Shareholder at Weil & Drage* (“W&D”). She is licensed in both California and Arizona and opened the firm’s Arizona office in 2008. She focuses her practice primarily on the representation of design, construction, and real estate professionals in a wide array of actions. Her undergraduate degree in Architecture affords her unique insight and advantage in dealing with adversaries and understanding the design and construction process. This unique background also allows her to meet the needs and concerns of her clients because she understands the industry literally from the ground up. Her legal experience includes matters ranging from simple fee disputes to multi-million-dollar, high-profile construction cases involving high-rise condominiums, resorts, residences, schools, highways, wastewater treatment facilities, and other large public and private projects.
Claims encompass defects, delay and cost overruns, personal/catastrophic injury and wrongful death in a variety of project types. In addition to her extensive litigation experience, Jacquie counsels her clients in negotiation of complex contracts, as well as complicated risk management issues. She has been involved in the drafting and negotiation of contracts involving both public works and private projects with construction values in the multi-million-dollar range. She has authored several articles on risk management and has presented seminars to numerous groups in the construction and insurance community.
*W&D is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. W&D is a member of the exclusive National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOL)