Brian A. Moore, Director

Brian A. Moore
Phone: (714) 415-1025
Fax: (714) 415-1125
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Practice Areas

Practice Description

Brian Moore practices in the areas of construction law, civil rights, employment law, and general tort liability.

His construction practice includes advising public agencies regarding public works construction projects as well as representing public and private clients in litigation involving construction disputes. Mr. Moore has significant experience advising public agencies regarding public works construction issues, including the competitive bidding process, bid protests, construction contracts, change order requests, and contractor licensing. Mr. Moore also has experience litigation various construction issues, including construction defects, delay claims, and contractual disputes.

Mr. Moore also advises public agency clients in a wide variety of state and federal civil litigation matters involving civil rights, police liability personal injury, land use, and employment claims. He handles all phases of civil litigation from the pleading stage through preparing for and participating in trial.

During law school, Mr. Moore served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Di Cesare of the Orange County Superior Court.

Professional Activities

Mr. Moore is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a sanitation district at trial in the prosecution of a constitutional challenge to a local measure prohibiting the land application of biosolids
  • Successfully defended a sanitation district in a writ of mandamus action pertaining to a public contract construction bid dispute involving a variety of issues, including sole-source requirements and compliance with bid specifications, representing in a judgment in favor of the sanitation district
  • Defended a national property restoration company in the construction defect action pertaining to water damage allegedly resulting from roofing defects
  • Represented multiple sanitation districts in actions pertaining to the purchase of defective vitrified clay pipe, resulting in significant monetary recovery
  • Assisted in a successful permit revocation proceeding against a centralized waste treatment facility, resulting in the assessment of significant administrative penalties


  • Chapman University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2007)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., cum laude, 2004)