Paul Beck


Paul Beck is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Public Agency & Public Finance, Real Estate, Land Use and Environment, and Energy & Environment Practices. Mr. Beck has extensive experience in providing advice on and litigating construction claims, public contracting issues, real property transactions, and environmental matters for public entities, contractors, engineering firms and various business organizations.

His expertise includes:

  • Land Use: CEQA Compliance and Litigation
  • Engineering and Construction Contract Drafting, Interpretation and Litigation
  • Construction Changed Conditions, Delay and Disruption Claims
  • Public Contract Bidding and Award
  • Mechanics’ Liens and Stop Notices
  • Land Subsidence and Support Litigation
  • Land Transactions and Documentation

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Real Estate, Land Use & Environment
  • Public Agency & Public Finance



U.S. District Court, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit


Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property and Environmental Law Sections


University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law,

Juris Doctor, 1984

Claremont Men’s College

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, 1981