Miller Morton Elects Stephanie Rocha to Partnership; Bolsters Litigation Team With Addition of Three Associates

March 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. Mar. 15, 2016 – Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP announces that litigation attorney Stephanie M. Rocha has been elevated to partner. Previously an associate at the firm, Rocha is a member of the Construction, Real Estate and Business practice areas. Miller Morton also welcomes three new litigation associates, M. Jonathan Robb, Victoria K. Loomis and Roxana M. Cremene, to its San Jose office.

 “Stephanie has long proven herself to be a trusted advisor to and advocate for her construction, real estate and business clients, and we are proud to welcome her to the partnership,” said Miller Morton Managing Partner David Kornbluh. “Further, Jonathan’s, Victoria’s and Roxana’s dedicated litigation backgrounds and experience bring additional depth to our core practice areas and services, and we are thrilled to have them here.”

 Stephanie Rocha represents developers, builders and prime contractors in construction litigation, including defect and payment disputes. Her experience also includes representing real estate agents and brokers, homeowners, landlords, tenants and other individuals and entities in a variety of real estate and business-related matters. Actively involved in several industry organizations, Stephanie is a member of the Santa Clara Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and is a Certified Construction Industry Technician through its Education Foundation. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Builder’s Exchange of Santa Clara County, and teaches a monthly contractors’ licensing class on mechanics’ lien law and labor law through Contractors License Courses. Stephanie is a member of the State Bar of California, Santa Clara County Bar Association and previously served as vice president, director and treasurer of the Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association. She earned both her J.D. (2009) and her B.A. (2000) from Santa Clara University.

Jonathan Robb’s litigation practice focuses on a wide range of real estate and commercial litigation matters. His experience includes construction delay and defect claims, business disputes, landlord/tenant issues, contract disputes, public entity liability, insurance bad faith claims, and products liability. Jonathan previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Charles N. Clevert, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and Santa Clara County Bar Association. Robb earned his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School (2012) and his B.A. from Kenyon College (2007). 

Joining Miller Morton from The Deckard Law Firm, Victoria Loomis’ civil litigation practice involves working with businesses and individual clients on a variety of matters, including real estate, contract, and construction disputes. Her prior experience includes environmental law and financial services matters with Silicon Valley Law Group, as well as working with the Office of the City Attorney for the City of Palo Alto on land use and transportation matters. She is a member of the State Bar of California, Santa Clara County Bar Association and Bar Association of San Francisco. Victoria earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (2014) and her B.A. from Colby College (2010).

Roxana Cremene’s civil litigation practice includes representing and advising clients in areas involving business contracts, construction and real estate. She previously served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte and for the Honorable Edward J. Davila in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. While in law school, Roxana represented indigent clients in consumer law matters through the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center. She earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (2015) and her Bachelors of Law from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (2007).