Flores Ryan, LLP

About Us

Flores Ryan, LLP

Flores Ryan, LLP serves the entire construction industry.  We specialize in handling construction transactions and litigation for each of its unique stakeholders.  Our representative projects are extensive, ranging from public works of improvement and iconic buildings, to large tract residential developments and custom single family homes throughout California.  By representing the complete spectrum of construction clients, we possess extensive strategic experience from each stakeholder’s unique perspective.  Whether counseling a public or private owner, or representing a contractor to enforce its mechanics lien rights, we know the issues and strategies to avoid and resolve construction disputes.  We leverage this extensive experience against new and emerging technologies to consistently deliver the efficient solutions our clients seek.

Aaron J. Flores

Aaron J. Flores, Esq.

Mr. Flores has worked in the construction industry for over two decades. He has extensive mediation, arbitration, bench and jury trial experience. He is also a frequent writer and speaker on the issues of contractor licensing, construction contracts and disputes, insurance and suretyship, construction defects, and risk management. Prior to becoming a construction attorney, he worked for his family’s construction company, where he obtained experience working in the field, bidding, estimating, and managing projects.

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Peter J. Ryan, Esq.

Mr. Ryan has spent the past nine years honing a broad array of expertise in construction law and related areas. He strives to identify the ways technology can lead his clients to more efficient and effective legal solutions. With experience in the areas of construction, real estate, insurance, and employment, Mr. Ryan offers clients a well-rounded, business savvy, approach to their legal challenges. 

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Elton J. Stolze, Esq.

Mr. Stolze has substantial experience in matters concerning real estate, land use, and contract negotiation. Holding bar memberships in both California and Florida, he has honed his expertise in policy development, licensing, and commercial contracts, making him a trusted advocate for project stakeholders seeking exceptional legal counsel. Prior to becoming a construction attorney, he worked in geotechnical analysis and material sales, where he obtained extensive experience working with contractors and inspectors.

Who We Represent

Public & Private Owners




Construction Managers

Design Build Contractors

Engineering Contractors

Public Works Contractors

Direct & Prime Contractors

General Contractors

Home Improvement Contractors

Residential Remodeling Contractors

Home Improvement Salespersons


Specialty & Trade Contractors

Material Suppliers


Equipment Suppliers

Insurance Carriers


Representative Matters

  • Settlement of Direct Contractor’s differing site condition claim against public school district.
  • Successful bid protest through the Department of General Services due to Public Agency’s failure to deem the proposed awardee’s bid nonresponsive.
  • Resolution of second-tier public works subcontractor’s stop payment notice and payment bond claim on multi-site solar project.
  • Defense of Right to Repair Act claims asserted against subcontractor.
  • Verdict for Direct Contractor in jury trial against rebar subcontractor for claims of construction defects and breach of contract on Caltrans railroad overpass.
  • Successful representation of public works electrical subcontractor in scope of work and Subcontractor Listing Law dispute with Direct Contractor.
  • Judgment in favor of large hospital contractor in arbitration alleging construction defects against curtainwall subcontractor.
  • Settlement of alleged False Claim Act violations against public works Direct Contractor.