Thomas L. Vincent concentrates on business, real estate and construction litigation, including trial and appeal and construction transactions. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Tom's construction and real estate practice includes the representation of developers, owners, suppliers, contractors, consultants and brokers in various real estate, development and construction matters, including contract drafting and negotiating, joint venture disputes, construction defect, indemnity, sales and broker disputes, payment disputes, mechanic's lien foreclosure and breach of contract matters.
In 2012 he won a nearly $10 million jury verdict for a financial institution against a major homebuilder in San Diego County. Tom also successfully represented a homebuilder in the first appellate challenge involving the recently enacted Right to Repair Law also known as SB800 in Greystone Homes, Inc. v. Midtec, Inc., 168 Cal. App. 4th 1194 (2008).
Tom secured the first appellate court published decision, Coast Plaza Doctors Hospital v. UHP Healthcare, 105 Cal. App. 4th 693 (2003), that allows a hospital to sue a health care service plan or HMO directly for reimbursement for emergency and medically necessary services provided to the plan's enrollees, even if that hospital has no contract with the plan or HMO.