The Ward Firm is located in La Jolla, California.
For over 25 years William Ward has offered honest and aggressive representation in all aspects of construction and business litigation. With respect to construction claims, the firm has handled
delay claims, extra work claims, for both public and private works, Miller Act claims, Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices, Payment and Performance Bond claims, Federal claims, State of California claims,
CalTrans disputes, bid protests, License Board disputes, and various labor disputes. The firm also focuses its practice in the areas of Real Estate, Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction
Law, and General Civil Litigation. We are a small, friendly, no-nonsense firm that will provide you with dedicated service. We can offer the personal oversight and attention that an experienced
lawyer can provide.
The firm has received the highest national rating from Martindale-Hubbell who recognized Mr. Ward with an AV rating which depicts the firm’s professional excellence and the highest level of skill
and integrity. Mr. Ward has held this honor for twenty years. Mr. Ward was also nominated in the San Diego Daily Transcript as a Top Attorney for 2009 and was a Semi-Finalist (Top 25 Attorneys), in
San Diego County for Construction and Real Property Litigation. Mr. Ward has been recognized in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 issues of San Diego Magazine as one of San Diego
County's TOP LAWYERS in Construction Law. Mr. Ward has been recognized in a number of publications including Legal Leaders: Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers for
Construction Law. This publication covers current trends in the practice of law throughout Southern California. That publication was distributed with the Los Angeles
Times newspapers November 24, 2013 issue, and digital editions were available for one year on LATimes.com, Law.com, and at TopRatedLawyers.com. Furthermore, it appeared in award winning
publications such as Corporate Counsel, The American Lawyer and The National Law Journal.