How California’s Contractor Licensing Laws Impact Distributors and Suppliers

Recorded On: 04/18/2022

It is not a secret that contractors have it rough in California. Sacramento regularly imposes new license requirements on contractors doing business in the state, and the businesses that do business with them must understand the potential risks and legal issues that face their customers and how to mitigate such financial risk.

In this webinar, attorney Christopher Ng will explore the basics of California contractor’s license law, discuss how to discern whether your customer is a licensed contractor and explore risk management tools when dealing with contractors.

About the Speaker

Christopher Ng, Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP 

Christopher NgChristopher Ng is an equity partner, executive committee member and the managing partner of Gibbs Giden. Chris primarily represents companies in a wide range of business, commercial and construction negotiations and disputes. Chris is a member of the State Bar of California and District of Columbia and licensed to practice in all California state and federal courts. Chris is also an educator, active speaker, published author and frequent contributor to local, regional and national legal publications. For his achievements, Chris has been named to the “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyers” lists by Los Angeles Magazine and Super Lawyers® (Thomson/Reuters) regularly since 2009 (including again in 2020), a distinction conferred upon less than 5% of all California attorneys. Chris also was named the 2015-16 “Educator of the Year” by Credit Management Association (CMA).

Chris is nationally recognized in the field of construction law and regularly pens articles and contributes to treatises for construction industry professionals and other lawyers including publications by ENR Engineering News-Record, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (California Construction Law), BNi® (Acret’s California Mechanics Lien Laws), the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) (California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies and California Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation) and the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry.

In addition to his current position as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at the School of Business and Economics at California State University Northridge, Chris has taught the Legal Environment of Business at Pepperdine University and has been a guest lecturer of construction law at Loyola Law School (Los Angeles). 

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Open to view video. It is not a secret that contractors have it rough in California. Sacramento regularly imposes new license requirements on contractors doing business in the state, and the businesses that do business with them must understand the potential risks and legal issues that face their customers and how to mitigate such financial risk. In this webinar, attorney Christopher Ng will explore the basics of California contractor’s license law, discuss how to discern whether your customer is a licensed contractor and explore risk management tools when dealing with contractors.