Legal Practice


600 University, Suite 1900 Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 622-1400

Legal Practice

Areas of Practice

Our Practice

We approach each matter with creative and effective representation to meet the needs of our clients. 

Design Professional Defense

We defend design professionals against allegations of errors and omissions. From counseling clients and their insurers concerning evaluation of exposure, to sorting through available approaches for defense, to aggressive litigation, our attorneys endeavor to minimize risk and manage exposure. We have a wealth of experience representing clients in mediation, in arbitration, in other alternative dispute resolution forums and in litigation in the State and Federal courts.

Complex Construction And Commercial Litigation

Lawsuits in the construction industry often involve multiple parties and issues, adding complexity to a field where claims range from purely economic to property damage and bodily injury. We help our clients navigate the complex field of construction litigation.

Contract Negotiation

We counsel design professionals, developers, owners and contractors regarding contracts and contractual relationships and assist our clients in drafting and negotiating contracts.

Risk Mitigation Counseling

We advise our clients concerning approaches to minimize risk and avoid losses.

Construction Liens

We assist clients through the process of preserving and perfecting lien rights.

Business Formation

We advise clients regarding business formation and assist our clients in establishing business entities and executing business transactions.

Design Professional Intellectual Property

We understand the importance of instruments of professional service and help our clients preserve their rights in the products of their creative endeavors.

Insurance Coverage

We work with our clients to assess insurance coverage issues relating to professional liability claims.