Lucas Olona is a partner in Berding | Weil's litigation department. Mr. Olona represents individual homeowners, common interest developments and commercial real estate owners in complex construction defect and class action lawsuits, and was named as a Super Lawyers Northern California Rising Star from 2013 to 2017.
Prior to joining Berding | Weil, Mr. Olona practiced in Oakland, California, focusing on insurance coverage and litigation, primarily related to construction defect litigation. Mr. Olona has represented insurance carriers as well as subcontractors in all aspects of coverage and construction defect litigation. Mr. Olona has appeared and argued in state courts throughout Northern and Southern California.
Mr. Olona received his Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon, Knight School of Law in 2004, where he was a member of the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation. He received his B.A. from Washington State University in 2000, where he was a four-year member of the men's rowing team and an English major.