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Jeff Chu

Jeffrey M. Chu

(415) 995-5074


Jeff advises clients regarding the planning of construction projects, as well as the preparation and negotiation of construction and design professional agreements. He litigates construction claims related to building defects, cost overruns, delays, disruptions, accelerations and other impact claims. His experience includes jury trials, arbitrations, mediations and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Jeff has extensive experience with major public works in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked on a variety of projects including seismic retrofits, transit facilities, wastewater treatment plants, schools, universities and hospitals. 


J.D. University of California, Berkeley School of Law ( 1985 )
B.S. Civil Engineering University of California, Berkeley ( 1982 )

Admissions and Courts

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

San Francisco Cable Car Renovation Project.

San Jose Transit Mall.

Santa Rita Jail.

Carmel Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility.

University of California-Irvine Residence Halls.

Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant.

San Francisco International Airport.

Bar Association of San Francisco, Member

American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice and Public Contracts Sections, Member

Forum on the Construction Industry, Division 5 Contract Negotiations, Steering Committee Member

Asian American Bar Association, Member

Super Lawyers (20062007, 20092013)