A Local Law Firm With An

international reach

Though we are a California based firm, through our membership association of over 190 independent highly-rated law firms worldwide, we provide clients with representation throughout the US and the world.

Representing Businesses and Their Owners

Since its inception, Coleman & Horowitt, LLP has focused its practice to provide a full range of services to businesses and their owners.

A Commitment to the Community

Coleman & Horowitt, LLP believes it’s not enough to merely provide exceptional service and advice to our clients. We also have a duty to serve the community.

We Have The Professionalism Of

25 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH OVER 100 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Coleman & Horowitt, LLP was established in 1994 by William H. Coleman and Darryl J. Horowitt.

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    David J. Weiland Named Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

    Coleman & Horowitt, LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Weiland has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. CLSA is an invitation-only construction lawyer honorary society with membership limited to 1,200 practicing Fellows from the United States and internationally. Fellows are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment in construction law, along with ethical reputation. The number of full Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level or are independent practitioners with ten or more years’ experience. The purpose of the CLSA is to recognize deserving, experienced, and highly qualified lawyers, to provide an outlet for scholarly authorship of legal articles on construction practice, to provide additional sources for professional development, to promote superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law, to assist in community involvement by its membership, and to advance a superior judiciary, and body of distinguished neutrals, by taking relevant positions on issues or legislation affecting judicial compensation and/or benefits, as well as those affecting the American litigation processes. The information above was taken directly from the CLSA website. For more information visit the website here: https://www.constructionsociety.org/about/ David is a partner in the Firm and is the head of the litigation department. He is a registered civil engineer, represents clients in complex commercial, construction, real estate, professional liability defense, tort defense, as well as municipal law, real estate transactions, and land use matters. David is experienced in all phases of real estate and construction litigation and public agency law. He also has significant experience in the defense of professional liability claims against design professionals and attorneys. You can learn more about David here: https://ch-law.com/about-us/attorneys/david-j-weiland/

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    Congratulations to the Coleman & Horowitt 2020 Super Lawyers!

    We are proud to announce the Coleman & Horowitt, LLP Super Lawyers of 2020. Every year, Super Lawyers® conducts a peer review of lawyers and names the top 5% as Super Lawyers® and 2.5% of young lawyers as Rising Stars®. Listed and pictured below are the attorneys who have been selected for 2020. Notable Highlights: Darryl J. Horowitt was selected for the 14th year in a row and has sat on the Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers list from 2015-2019. This is the 12th year David J. Weiland and Eliot S. Nahigian were selected, and the 11th year for William H. Coleman. William H. Coleman Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005, 2011 – 2020 Sherrie M. Flynn Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 – 2020 Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 – 2015 Darryl J. Horowitt Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 – 2020 Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers: 2015-2019 C. Fredrick Meine III Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 – 2020 Eliot S. Nahigian Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 – 2006, 2012 – 2020 Sheryl D. Noel, C.P.A. Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 – 2020 Russell W. Reynolds Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 – 2020 David J. Weiland Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 – 2020 Honorable Mentions: The following honorable mentions are attorneys who were selected as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in previous years. You can learn more and find the Firm on the Super Lawyers website here.   Gregory J. Norys Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 Lee N. Smith Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 – 2014 Craig A. Tristao Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 – 2018

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    Return to Work (Part 3) – Employer Considerations for a Remote Workforce

    Listen to the Episode Here Craig Tristao, partner at the Firm shares tips for employers about the legal ramifications for managing remote employees.  He helps businesses understand the necessity for a work from home agreement and other ways to keep employee morale high while reducing business risk. Valley Innovators is a mission-driven company focused on education, mentorship, and access to capital for early-stage companies throughout California. Programs include online and in-person educational sessions, networking, and the professional resources needed for founders to scale their business. A pitch contest is held annually, where winners will receive cash prizes, marketing exposure, and other tools to help them succeed. Learn more about Valley Innovators at their website here: www.valleyinnovators.com

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    Return to Work (Part 2) – Employer Risk Assessment

    Listen to the Episode Here Sherrie M. Flynn, a partner at the Firm joins Valley Innovators on the “Return to Work” podcast series discussing five key areas for employers to address for Return to Work (RTW) success. Learn about how performing a Risk Assessment and Site-specific Plan reduces employer business risk as employees RTW. Listen to it here or at Spotify here. Valley Innovators is a mission-driven company focused on education, mentorship, and access to capital for early-stage companies throughout California. Programs include online and in-person educational sessions, networking, and the professional resources needed for founders to scale their business. A pitch contest is held annually, where winners will receive cash prizes, marketing exposure, and other tools to help them succeed. Learn more about Valley Innovators at their website here: www.valleyinnovators.com  

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    Return to Work – Employer Rules & Regulations in COVID-19 Era

    Listen to the Episode Here Gregory J. Norys, a partner with the Firm joined Valley Innovators recently on the “Return to Work” podcast series. In this episode Gregory provides an overview of rules and regulations for employers to consider as they reopen offices and retail locations in the COVID-19 era.  He touches on employer guidance for workplace safety, bringing employees back to work, COVID-19 testing, and employee benefits. Listen to it here or on Spotify here. Valley Innovators is a mission-driven company focused on education, mentorship, and access to capital for early-stage companies throughout California. Programs include online and in-person educational sessions, networking, and the professional resources needed for founders to scale their business. A pitch contest is held annually, where winners will receive cash prizes, marketing exposure, and other tools to help them succeed. Learn more about Valley Innovators at their website here: www.valleyinnovators.com

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