Eric A. Grasberger, Program Co-Chair, is a partner with Stoel Rives LLP and Chairs the Construction & Design Group. He has represented 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.
D. Gary Christensen is a partner at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP and chairs the firm’s Construction Law team. He has more than 25 years’ experience representing all segments of the design and construction industry in the Northwest.
Sean C. Gay is a partner in Stoel Rives LLP’s Construction & Design group, and a former construction professional. As a construction project manager in Washington & Hawaii, he was intimately involved in the technical and financial aspects of his projects.
Muriel Gueissaz- Teufel, PE, BCEE, is the Supervising Engineer for the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services. She supervises a team of engineers and technicians planning and delivering large capital improvements projects and programs.
Chris M. Hartson, DBIA, LEED AP, is Vice President of Construction for Specht Development, Inc. which has developed more than 9.5 million square feet of real estate over the past twenty years. He also acts as a third-party project manager and owner representative.
Martha J. Hodgkinson, a partner with Hodgkinson Street Mepham LLC, has a civil litigation and trial practice in Oregon state and federal court representing attorneys, developers, contractors, real estate brokers, design professionals and public entities. She has experience in all aspects of civil litigation and trial practice, with emphasis in real estate and construction litigation, and products liability.
Joshua Hogan has been the Practice Manager and Mediation Assistant at Hogan Mediation since its launch in 2011. He assists in keeping settlement negotiations on the track and moving forward. He holds a Juris Doctorate 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 took senior status with the court on September 24, 2011 and continues to preside over many cases in Eugene.
Stephanie K. Holmberg is co-leader of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC’s Real Estate and Construction industry group. She helps owners, developers, contractors and design professionals resolve disputes at the administrative level and in state and federal courts. She also drafts and negotiates contracts, navigates clients through the public works bidding process and regularly assists with bid protests.
Jodie Inman, PE, is a Planning Manager with the City of Portland’s Water Bureau. The Bureau enhances public health and safety, contributes to the economic viability and livability of the Portland metropolitan region and provides the highest quality water. They are a recognized leader among water service agencies across the country.
Tara M. Johnson is General Counsel and the Chief Risk Officer at Willamette Construction Services, Inc., a premier, full-service partner to the construction industry across the Pacific Northwest. She is a Past-Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
Emily S. Miller is a member of Miller Nies LLC, a boutique law firm specializing in the recovery of liability insurance for policyholders and other claimants. She often represents defendant policyholders seeking coverage under their own liability policies. She also represents plaintiffs seeking redress against insured parties and consults with other attorneys in need of insurance expertise.
William Nessly is Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Business Transactions Section of the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ), General Counsel Division. Among other things, he works in the competitive procurement of public contracts.
William J. Ohle is a shareholder at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC. He has more than 25 years of experience representing architects and engineers in contract negotiations and disputes, construction defect litigation and regulatory investigations.
Angela M. Otto is a partner in Ball Janik LLP’s construction & litigation practices. She represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, developers and design professionals in construction disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation.
Hon. Karsten H. Rasmussen, founder of KHR Mediation, is a Senior Circuit Court Judge and recently transitioned into his new career 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 and a member of Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC. His practice emphasizes commercial and construction litigation and surety matters. His reputation is best reflected in the concept Principle/Purpose/Passion.
Tyler J. Storti is a member of Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC. His practice focuses on construction law, business and commercial matters, and real estate transactions and disputes. He represents contractors, owners, sureties and design professionals.
Bradley F. Tellam is a partner at Stoel Rives LLP and serves as Firm Counsel and COO. He is responsible for firm-wide legal and regulatory matters. He is considered among the preeminent legal ethics advisers in Oregon and frequently writes and speaks on ethics issues.
Molly Washington is a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Portland. She focuses on construction, procurement, litigation, transactional work & insurance coverage analysis. She serves on the OSB Construction Law Section Executive Committee.
Peter S. Willcox-Jones is a partner in Ball Janik LLP’s construction and litigation practices. He is an experienced trial lawyer who helps businesses, particularly those involved with development, design and construction, with a wide range of issues.