Jason R. Fair



Jason Fair’s practice focuses on assisting clients in the construction, fidelity, and surety fields.  Mr. Fair guides and counsels sureties, general contractors, subcontractors, and owner/developers through complex default scenarios and he strives to apply pragmatic and cost-effective strategies to mitigate losses and complete troubled projects while resolving project disputes.  Mr. Fair is experienced in handling federal, state, and private construction projects, including issues ranging from bidding processes and protests to general delay, productivity, and efficiency claims, as well as termination, takeover, and completion agreements and surety financing agreements. 

Mr. Fair also assists clients in general litigation matters, including business, commercial, and property disputes. He handles all stages of litigation in both state and federal court and he counsels clients through the alternative dispute resolution process. 

Mr. Fair actively represents clients on a pro bono basis. He frequently partners with outside agencies to protect the rights of impoverished, abused, and neglected children and youth by providing free legal services and advocacy with the goal of ensuring they have safe, stable homes, healthcare, and the education these individuals need to thrive.

Super Lawyers 2020
  • Named to Law360's Construction Editorial Advisory Board (2021)
  • Selected to the “Southern California Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers (2016-2020)
  • “Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services,” California State Bar (2014)
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • Loyola Law School, J.D., St. Thomas More Law Honor Society
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.
Professional Associations
  • ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • Century City Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association 
  • Assessing Credit, Leverage, and Assets
    ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice FSLC Midwinter Conference, New York, NY (January 30, 2020)
  • Lost Productivity Calculation and Proof
    Pearlman Association, Seattle, Washington (September 5, 2018)


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