Lane Powell PC

Construction Department

Washington
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What the team is known for Accomplished group offering contract drafting, financial and dispute resolution expertise, primarily to design professionals such as engineers and architects, among others. Significant experience in defending against design and delay claims. Increasingly active in the Native American real estate development sector.

Strengths A client states: "They give the information we need to move forward but they outline what the risks and liabilities are and help us with what we want to do. We appreciate they're a strong presence so we know we are well represented."

A market source notes: "They're excellent - their attorneys are some of the leading attorneys here."

"They do a really good job in representing engineering professionals," says a peer. "They have well-respected, high-quality lawyers."

Work highlights Represented Sound Transit in a dispute concerning the design and construction of Capital Hill Light Rail Station, defending against delay claims and asserting several counterclaims.

Notable practitioners

Jennifer Beyerlein assists clients in construction disputes and attracts praise for her "good knowledge of the law and reputation for representing design professionals." She is also recognized for her handling of contract negotiations involving a range of projects.

Stanton Beck has impressive experience in handling disputes such as contractual claims and those involving delay and design deficiency actions. He also advises on big-ticket negotiations. "He's a very strong advocate," notes a source, adding that he is "very knowledgeable and experienced in construction."