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Anthony D. Platt

Anthony D. Platt

Weil & Drage, APC

Laguna Hills, CA, USA

Anthony D. Platt, Esq., is an Associate at Weil & Drage, APC. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of design professionals in a wide array of actions. Anthony has conducted all aspects of litigation, often in complex construction matters, catastrophic personal injury and death claims, delay and cost overrun claims on all types of private and public works projects, including case management, document review/analysis, written discovery, depositions, legal research, motions and briefs, mediation and other ADR, trial preparation, and trial. Anthony has extensive experience drafting and arguing law-and-motion in both California and Nevada, including demurrers, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment/summary adjudication, motions in limine, trial briefs, applications for extraordinary writ and appellate briefs. Anthony is also a sought after author for articles.


Whittier College
Bachelor of Arts-Business Administration, 1987

Whittier College School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1997
Law Review
Moot Court Honors Board


State Bar of California

State Bar of Nevada

United States District Court, Central District of California


Finally a Certificate of Merit Statute with Teeth (April 2012)

Drafted appellate briefs to Nevada Supreme Court which led to landmark ruling in Terracon Consultants Western, Inc., et al. v. Mandalay Resort Group, et al., extending the economic loss doctrine to design professionals in construction actions (March, 2009)

Risk Management for the Design Professional (2007, presented to multiple design firms and State of Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors)


The Nevada Chapter of State-By-State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Supplements, Aspen Publishers) The California Chapter of State-By-State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Supplement, Aspen Publishers)

Travelers Contract Guide (2008, authored Chapter on Warranties and Guarantees)


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