consumer attorneys Construction defect and class actions

areas of practice

Our firm focuses in the following areas of Civil Litigation.


LML concentrates on the representation of Homeowners Associations (HOA), Single Family Homeowners, and Commercial Owners in Construction Defect claims against Developers and General Contractors. We represent such clients in California in all aspects of construction related claims.


LML represents injured parties in consumer class action litigation in both Federal and State Courts, with a concentration on misbranding and mislabeling in the food and cosmetic segment.


Our firm represents individuals or groups who have been severely injured in auto accidents, workplace or in the public.


Our real estate litigation and consultation practice assists buyers and sellers of properties in all aspects of the transaction. Additionally, we help those individuals who have been victims of fraud or misrepresentation in real estate transactions. This includes

About the Firm

We have successfully recovered over $50 million dollars on behalf of our clients.

We are a construction defect litigation law firm focused on protecting and serving homeowners, community associations and commercial property owners in both California. 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.


Over 50 years of legal experience combined


Gerald Malanga is a Partner in the California office. He practices in areas of construction defect, personal injury, and class action litigation. He is a graduate from the University of Southern California (BA 1987) and the Pepperdine University School of Law (JD 1993).


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).

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