For more than three decades, we have represented clients in construction related disputes and have handled construction claims of every type, large and small in both public and private sectors.

The firm has particular expertise in projects such as governmental buildings, casinos, hotels, highways, power generation facilities, environmental clean-ups,and residential communities.

Our firm combines its unique problem-solving expertise and litigation / ADR experience with its substantial experience counseling clients regarding the risks inherent in the industry. Today, clients benefit from that experience. To provide our clients with the best service possible, we use state-of-the-art technology in the courtroom and indocument handling, retrieval, and production.

For the best possible defense for our clients, we have strong relationships with local and national experts who work with us on cases when necessary. Examples follow of current and recent litigation demonstrating our firm’s ability to providelegal services in construction.

Representative Matters:

Representation of client that issued in excess of $120 million in subdivision improvement bonds in state court and in its principal’s bankruptcy, including membership on the unsecured creditors committee.

Defense of, and recovery of substantial contribution from, CGL carriers regarding $5 million dollars of alleged construction defects in connection with the construction of a casino on tribal land in Oregon.

Negotiation of agreements, defense and prosecution of claims and lawsuits over a nine year time period, regarding construction of a $100 million dollar waste management/electrical generation plant.

Defense of the longest construction arbitration in the history of the Western United States, with 242 days of testimony extending over a four year time period.

Defense of an Administrative Claim filed on behalf of the State of Alaska. The State seeks in excess of $2 million dollars related to the construction of maintenance and sand storage buildings in Soldotna, Alaska. In addition to the Administrative claim, we represent our clients in the related bankruptcy proceeding and in a lawsuit in federal court.