Stacey, an experienced trial lawyer, focuses her practice on construction, insurance recovery, and specialized areas of litigation. On behalf of private owners/developers, general contractors, and subcontractors, Stacey handles a wide array of transactional, claims and disputes related to all aspects of a project. She utilizes her litigation experience to effectively negotiate and draft EPC, design-build, construction, construction management, supply, and design contracts for clients. Over the past several years, Stacey has also developed deep experience in projects related to renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the country.
Having worked for a major insurance company for six years as a claims adjuster and underwriter, Stacey has a profound understanding of the many issues at play with insurance coverage disputes. On behalf of policyholders, she represents clients on all types of policies, including Directors & Officers, Builder’s Risk, representations & warranties, property, and business income. Additionally, Stacey has extensive experience serving clients in general business litigation matters, including product liability and personal injury disputes (plaintiff and defense).
Insurance Recovery Plus
Successful settlement resolution of state court insurance coverage recovery action against multiple national and international insurers for multinational manufacturer named as a potentially responsible party in the ongoing extensive Portland Harbor cleanup. As a part of that proceeding, obtained an antisuit injunction prohibiting insurers from continuing with a duplicative action brought by them in another state seeking a declaratory judgment of no coverage. Coverage was sought for the client under insurance policies of predecessor companies that had owned the client's current Portland facility within the Portland Harbor cleanup study area.
- Multnomah Bar Association, Member
- Oregon State Bar
- Construction Law Section, Board Member
- American Bar Association
- Forum on the Construction Industry, Member
- Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Member
- Construction Law Section, Member
- Litigation Section, Member
- Selected for inclusion as an Oregon Super Lawyer—Rising Star, 2013-2017
- Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (Portland, OR)
- Construction Law, 2024-present
- Litigation—Construction, 2024-present
Outside the Office
Stacey enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, rafting, kayaking, and spending time with her friends and family, including her toddler son. Her favorite pastime is traveling.