Brian Guthrie joins Miller Nash as a partner with the firm’s expanding construction team. Brian, based in the Seattle office, focuses on construction law, representing general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners on complex public and private construction projects throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Since 2008, Brian has helped clients successfully navigate the significant risks and challenges associated with building highways, bridges, tunnels, high-rise office buildings, mixed-use apartments, hospitals, custom homes, airports, hotels and military facilities.
“Through his commitment to his clients and the industry, Brian has established a reputation as an experienced and innovative construction lawyer,” says Tara O’Hanlon, firm partner and Seattle construction team leader. “We are thrilled that he has joined the Miller Nash team, continuing to grow our industry presence in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.”
Before joining Miller Nash, Brian was a partner at a prominent construction law firm in the Pacific Northwest. His move to Miller Nash, combined with the recent addition of Seattle construction attorneys Scott MacDonald and Klien Hilliard, demonstrates the firm’s continued commitment to providing industry depth and experience to better serve clients throughout the region. Welcoming these esteemed construction attorneys further cements the firm’s footprint as a leader in construction law in the Pacific Northwest.
About Brian Guthrie
Brian believes excellent legal counsel always begins with active listening. Armed with a deep understanding of a client’s unique business challenges and goals, Brian rolls up his sleeves and works collaboratively with clients to implement creative legal strategies that efficiently achieve meaningful results. Brian currently serves on the board of the Construction Financial Management Association’s Puget Sound Chapter, on the Washington State Bar Association’s Construction Law Section Executive Committee, and is a member of the Associated General Contractors of Washington. Brian regularly speaks at Pacific Northwest construction law seminars and publishes articles on recent legal developments impacting the construction industry. He received his bachelor’s degree from University of Washington (UW) before earning his law degree at UW’s School of Law.