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Client Collaborations

All Representative Cases

Jan 2019

Represented bank in claim by accountholders arising from wire fraud involved in purchase of new home, alleging that bank negligently aided and abetted fraud. Dismissed before discovery. (D. Ariz. 2019)

Jan 2019

Represented bank in claim by accountholder’s estate alleging bank unlawfully allowed access to account by family member. Dismissed on summary judgment. (Grays Harbor Sup. Ct. 2019)

Jan 2019

Successful resolution of multimillion-dollar claims and numerous opposing and pass-through claims for CM/GC in a complex, multiparty litigation arising from the reconstruction of the Sellwood Bridge in Portland. Case settled through a complex mediation proceeding, with full case presentation, following significant discovery of electronically stored information.

Jan 2017

Arbitrated and mediated resolution of defective roof structure on new education facility, recovering almost 90 percent of district’s damages, costs, and attorney fees in a challenging political environment. Collection and analysis of significant physical evidence, electronically stored information, expert investigations, and reports.

Jan 2016

Successfully extracted supplier of large hydroelectric turbines from complex federal delay and defect litigation arising from the retrofitting of an existing dam for electrical generation. Guided strategic motion practice and judicial settlement conference to release supplier from virtually all claims, including obtaining payment of supplier's outstanding invoices.

Jan 2016

Established strategy and agreements to remove and replace general contractor during a significant casino expansion project, including claims management, assignment of subcontract rights, and resolution of delay and payment claims, all without formal dispute resolution proceedings.

Jan 2016

Negotiated and prepared complex design-build contracts for major new casino complex, involving reconstruction of freeway interchange; construction on tribal, private, and public land; multiple public, ownership, and financing interests; and challenging timeline.

Jan 2011

MultiCare Health System v. Skanska USA Building Inc. et al. Successful recovery of $3 million water damage and delay claims arising during construction of new wing of hospital. Claims resolved under property and liability policies and with both subcontractors and insurers directly, following complex mediations.

Jan 2011

Portland School District v. Great American Insurance Company. Complete recovery of more than $2 million building damage claim caused by roofing fire at middle school, plus fees. Trial and appellate claims against roofing contractor’s excess insurance carrier, including successful assignment of the contractor's claims against its excess liability insurer.

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