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2
Construction
2 Years Ranked

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Provided by Douglas Oles

Practice Areas

Douglas Oles' practice covers a range of public and private contracts for buildings, infrastructure, energy facilities, marine facilities, and complex earth improvements. His work includes contract drafting, negotiation, claim resolution, arbitration and litigation. Doug has also practiced extensively in real estate development and technology licensing. Clients’ projects have ranged across U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and Brazil.

Doug serves as a Mediator and Arbitrator on the Global Engineering & Construction Panel of JAMS.

Career

Doug starting his career in a construction consulting firm and spent two years as a clerk to a federal trial judge, and later moved to the Seattle law firm Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP where he has worked for over 30 years.

Professional Memberships

Past chair of Division 8 (International) in the ABA Forum on Construction Law

Past national Chair of the ABA Forum

Past President of the American College of Construction Lawyers

Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers

Fellow and Treasurer of the Int’l Academy of Construction Lawyers

Co-Chair of the Project Execution Committee

Life Fellow of the ABF

Admitted to practice in Washington, Alaska and Oregon

Publications

The Construction Lawyer

Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers

Washington Law Review

Construction Law Damages & Remedies

Chambers Review

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USA

Construction - Washington
2
Band 2

Douglas Oles is a highly experienced construction lawyer who is frequently called upon to represent clients in disputes and noncontentious matters. He is adept at handling matters relating to large-scale infrastructure projects.

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