Eric A. Grasberger, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at Stoel Rives LLP and chair of the Construction & Design Group. He represents private and public owners, developers, contractors and design professionals in all facets of development and construction law.
Thomas A. Larkin, Program Co-Chair, is a member of Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC. His litigation practice concentrates on construction, procurement and design matters, representing sureties, owners, prime contractors, subcontractors and design professionals.
Nellie Q. Barnard is a litigation attorney at Holland & Knight LLP who focuses on commercial litigation. With a particular focus on legal ethics and risk management for lawyers & firms, she defends lawyers in discipline matters in both Oregon and Washington.
D. Gary Christensen is a partner at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP and chairs the firm’s Construction Law team. He has more than 30 years’ experience representing all segments of the design and construction industry in the Northwest.
F. Burak Evrenosoglu, PE, PSP, CCP, is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Inc. He is a licensed civil engineer in WA, OR, MD, CO, and a licensed attorney in California. He has more than 24 years of broad international construction management experience.
Michael E. Farnell is a founding partner of Parsons Farnell & Grein LLP and leads the firm’s insurance recovery group and its national policyholder practice. He has represented businesses and individuals in disputes with insurance companies for more than 25 years.
C. Andrew Gibson is a partner in Stoel Rives LLP’s Real Estate, Construction, and Design Practice. He helps his clients build successful projects and negotiate and resolve disputes. He is experienced in drafting and negotiating all forms of project documents.
Joshua Hogan has been the Practice Manager and Mediation Assistant at Hogan Mediation since its launch in 2011. He takes care of the little things that keep settlement negotiations on the track and moving forward. He holds a J.D. and an MBA degree.
Hon. Michael R. Hogan of Hogan Mediation was a judge with the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and served as Chief Judge from 1995-2002. He continues working today as a senior district judge presiding over many cases in Eugene.
Andrew MacKendrick is a partner at Seifer Yeats Zwierzynski & Gragg LLP. He practices in the areas of civil litigation and construction law, and has represented owners, prime contractors, and subcontractors on a broad range of matters.
Stacey A. Martinson is a partner and trial lawyer at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP. Her practice emphasizes general business litigation, insurance coverage, and construction law, particularly policyholder insurance coverage and personal injury disputes.
Curtis P. Matthews, CPA, CCA, CPE, CISA, brings over 30 years of construction program controls and audit experience. Most his construction audit and controls experience has been in the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) construction contract environment.
Emily S. Miller is a member of Miller Insurance Law LLC, a boutique law firm specializing in the recovery of liability insurance for policyholders and other claimants. She also serves on Executive Committee for the Oregon State Bar Construction Law Section.
Mario R. Nicholas is an attorney in Stoel Rives LLP’s Construction and Design group. He counsels clients before federal and state courts, domestic and international arbitration panels, and administrative bodies across a range of industries on construction and design issues.
William J. Ohle is a shareholder at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC. He has more than 25 years’ experience representing architects and engineers in contract negotiations, contract disputes, construction defect litigation and regulatory investigations.
Angela M. Otto is a Partner in Ball Janik LLP’s construction and design practice group. She represents general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, owners, and developers in construction disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation.
Hon. Karsten H. Rasmussen, founder of KHR Mediation, is a Senior Circuit Court Judge and now works as a full-time mediator. He served as a sitting Judge with the Lane County Circuit Court from 1999-2018, and as Presiding Judge from 2012-17.
John Spencer Stewart is one of the founders of Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC. His practice emphasizes commercial/construction litigation and surety matters. He was named 2009 Professional of the Year in Business and Corporate Law by Cambridge Who’s Who.
Tyler J. Storti is a member of Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC, focusing on construction law, business & commercial matters, real estate transactions and disputes. He represents contractors, owners, sureties and design professionals in disputes and litigation.
Trisha Thompson is a litigation attorney at Holland & Knight LLP, where her practice focuses on ethics and risk management for law firms and lawyers, as well as commercial and employment litigation. She represents lawyers and firms in state bar disciplinary defense.
Jeremy T. Vermilyea, founder of Vermilyea Law PC, focuses on construction, commercial litigation, real estate & environmental law. He has over 15 years’ experience representing general & specialty contractors, developers, and design professionals.
Molly Washington is Of Counsel at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC. Her practice focuses on issues surrounding equity, including identifying & mitigating racial, gender and other disparities that interfere, interrupt, or harm businesses or governments.
Peter S. Willcox-Jones is a partner in Ball Janik LLP’s construction and design practice group. He is an experienced trial lawyer who helps businesses, particularly those businesses involved with development, design and construction, with a wide range of issues.