Alan J. Watson is a partner in the Los Angeles office of
Holland & Knight and a member of the Litigation Department’s Construction
Industry Practice Group. Mr. Watson's responsibilities involve him in a variety
of construction related disputes representing owners, contractors,
subcontractors, suppliers and designers. He has litigated many construction
cases involving mechanic’s lien and stop notice disputes, construction defect
issues, construction claims and Americans with Disability Act compliance claims.
He is also involved with litigation related to construction and development
including claims for wages and other employment issues, lien validity charges
involving bankrupt owners and contractors, and evictions. Mr. Watson represents
creditors in bankruptcy cases and has litigated numerous adversary proceedings
involving preferential transfer claims. In his representation of clients, Mr.
Watson has first chair jury and bench trial experience.