Carno Law Group is the preeminent construction litigation firm that specializes in serving contractors, subcontractors, haulers, and material & equipment providers with respect to payment disputes.

     Whether the issues revolve around change orders, progress payments, retention, or other items; we utilize our clients’ mechanic’s lien, stop payment notice, bond claim, and contract rights to recover the money due them. Carno Law Group’s focus, in addition to all forms of construction disputes, including defect claims, also handles general business litigation, corporate formation and maintenance, and WBE/MBE/SBE certifications.

     Carno Law Group combines the highest level of tenacity and integrity to achieve the best possible results for its clients.

Other law firms interpret construction law.

Carno Law Group defines it.

Areas of Practice

  • Payment Rights

  • Mechanic’s Liens

  • Stop Payment Notices

  • Payment Bond Claims

  • Surety Issues

  • Change Orders

  • Claims for Extra Work

  • Delay, Disruption or Acceleration Claims

  • WBE/MBE/SBE/DBE Certification Issues

  • Business Formation

  • Business Litigation

  • Corporate Planning, Governance & Compliance

  • Contract Drafting and Interpretation

  • Bid Protests

  • Indemnity Issues

  • Insurance Claims

  • License Issues

  • Government Contracts 



     Our counsel and legal services assist your business growth and protect your legal interests, including, but not limited to, handling matters involving the following:

  • Payment Rights (Mechanic’s Liens; Stop Notice; Payment/Performance Bond Claims)

  • Change Order Issues and Claims for Extra Work

  • Delay, Disruption or Acceleration Claims

  • Surety Issues

  • Bid Protests

  • WBE/MBE/SBE/DBE Certification Issues

  • Indemnity Issues

  • Insurance Claims

  • Government Contracts, including FAR interpretation and application

  • Business Litigation

  • Commercial Transactions including Contract Drafting and Interpretation

  • Business Formation

  • Corporate Planning, Governance and Procedures


Carno Law Group



"You will be hard-pressed to find an attorney more thoroughly knowledgeable in construction law than Anna Carno. She is also a very hard-working and conscientious attorney. Her clients are lucky to have her on their side."


—  Joseph Ferrucci, Litigation Attorney


24031 El Toro Road, Suite 260

Laguna Hills, CA 92653



Tel: 949-540-0320

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