We are a construction defect litigation law firm focused on protecting and serving homeowners, community associations and commercial property owners in both California and Nevada. Our attorneys have broad experience representing homeowners, builders and lenders in various types of construction defect actions.

The attorneys at Lattie|Malanga|Libertino LLP work to put our clients first and we recognize that the investment you made in your property is an important one. Our goal is to maximize your recovery in the most cost effective means possible. Our expertise and integrity have earned us a reputation as one of the premier construction defect litigation firms in the United States.

Our consistent track record of uncompromising ethics instills confidence and trust in our clients. We use cutting edge technologies that allow us to respond quickly to your inquiries, and give you the most relevant information and perspectives regarding your case.

We often represent our clients on a contingency basis. This means we don't get paid unless we recover for you. In most cases, we advance the costs of litigation. Therefore, there are no upfront costs to our clients. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Gerald Malanga is the managing partner of the California office. He practices in areas of construction defect, personal injury, and business litigation. Prior to founding his own firm, Gerald was a partner in a large insurance defense firm representing clients in all facets of litigation. He is a graduate from the University of Southern California (BA 1987) and the Pepperdine University School of Law ((JD 1993). Gerald Malanga is licensed to practice in California.

Gerald may be reached directly at (213)985-1529 or via email at gmalanga@lmllaw.com.

Teresa Libertino is a partner in the firm practicing out of the California and Nevada offices. She has over 20 years of experience in construction defect litigation. Teresa is a graduate of Mills College (BA 1980) and McGeorge School of Law (JD 1986). Teresa Libertino is licensed to practice in both California and Nevada.

Teresa may be reached directly at (213)985-1530 or via email at tlibertino@lmllaw.com.

Jonathan G. Lattie, Esq., is the Managing Partner of the Nevada Office. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1994 from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. He won the American-Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts I, Contracts II and Trial Practice. (the Trial Practice final exam was a construction defect trial) He was also a published writer in the school's Law Review. Prior to moving to Nevada, he represented developers, general contractors, subcontractors and insurance companies in construction defect matters in California. Over the last 13+ years he has lived in and represented Nevada homeowners in construction defect claims. He was trial counsel in one of the largest Nevada jury verdict trials, and has been involved in the resolution of well over $350 Million dollars in construction defect claims. He is licensed in California and Nevada.

Jonathan may be reached directly at (702) 655-4949 ext. 2, or via email at jlattie@lmllaw.com.