Todd Jones handles complex civil and business litigation matters throughout California and Nevada. His practice primarily focuses on disputes involving construction defects, personal injuries, product liability, commercial litigation, premises liability and toxic torts, including pesticide exposures.
Todd has been a licensed California General Contractor (CSLB license # 754481) since 1998, and applies his hands-on construction experience to represent his clients in litigation, transactional and preventive matters. For the last eighteen years, Todd has provided invaluable counsel to property owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, and in some cases their insurers, throughout California and Nevada. He is outside General Counsel for construction industry giant HD Supply, Inc., in California and Nevada. Todd’s clients also include real estate developers and home builders, as well as large-scale subcontractors and construction product manufacturers. From custom, speculation and tract housing to commercial and industrial projects, Todd uses his construction knowledge to provide clients with a distinct advantage in litigation and transactions.
Todd also has extensive experience in representing and defending pesticide companies in a wide variety of matters including general liability and casualty, commercial trucking and auto liability and premises liability matters. He has developed a close working relationship with the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC), has practical working knowledge of the Structural Pest Control Act and acts as outside General Counsel for one of the largest pest control companies in California.
In litigation matters, Todd frequently defends property owners and business owners from claims involving personal injuries, premises liability, product liability, and related legal actions. By fostering open communication with clients and aggressively pursuing the early exchange of information at the onset of cases, Todd frequently succeeds in resolving disputes quickly and efficiently, and in some instances before formal litigation is necessary. In cases were litigation is the only reasonable option, Todd is an aggressive and effective litigation tactician with deep trial experience.
Todd is also a Court-appointed arbitrator and mediator for the Sacramento County Superior Court and is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, where he formerly served on the Board of Directors, and chaired the Construction Law Committee.
University of the Pacific
McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1998
San Diego State University, B.A., cum laude, B.S., 1994
State Bar of California
State Bar of Nevada
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
DRI (Defense Research Institute)
Sacramento County Bar Association
Super Lawyers 2020-2023