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ASA Webinar: How the 2020 Election Could Affect the Construction Industry

The American Subcontractors Association of Washington will be presenting a free webinar, titled “How the 2020 Election Could Affect the Construction Industry,” on Thursday, December 10, 2020. The webinar is being hosted by Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, and it will include discussion of the following topics: COVID-19 stimulus funding package Pending infrastructure funding ASA … Continue Reading

Event Recap: October Construction Breakfast Roundtable on Delegated Design

The Construction Team hosted back-to-back Breakfast Roundtables in Portland and Seattle earlier this month. Attendees included contractors, suppliers, design professionals, in-house counsel, and others from across the construction industry. The topic: delegated design. We kicked off the discussion by defining the topic as delegating to the contractor a portion of the design of the work. For example, a … Continue Reading

Breakfast Roundtable: A 360° Discussion on Delegated Design

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the risks and benefits of delegated design. Delegating design has been the industry standard for fire-suppression and elevator trades and is common for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work. Delegated design is extending beyond its traditional place to encompass more building elements and trades, including entire envelope systems. … Continue Reading

James Walker Recognized on the Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon “Phenoms and Icons” 2018

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP construction attorney James Walker was recognized as a 2018 Phenom by the Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon (DJC Oregon) on December 13 in Portland, Oregon. DJC Oregon’s newest award program honors local building industry’s longtime leaders while recognizing the up-and-coming professionals expected to share the future of architecture, engineering, … Continue Reading

Recap: Construction Breakfast Roundtable & Seven Habits of Highly Effective Contractors/Owners

We had a great turnout at our Seattle Breakfast Roundtable earlier this week, which was attended by in-house counsel, representatives from a diverse group of companies across the industry, and attorneys in our Construction team. Our conversation covered a range of topics, including contract terms and requirements, project communications, and documentation. In particular, we discussed … Continue Reading

Miller Nash LLP To Combine with Seattle’s Graham & Dunn PC

Miller Nash LLP is pleased to announce that we will be combining with Seattle’s Graham & Dunn PC in 2015. The combined firm will provide premier regional service for banking, business, and litigation clients and will expand our regional real estate and environmental experience, particularly in the Puget Sound area. Our real estate, land use, and … Continue Reading

Christensen and Condit Named 2014 Portland Construction and Municipal Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that among the thirty Miller Nash attorneys named in the 2014 Best Lawyers in America list, Gary Christensen (construction law) and Jeffrey Condit (municipal law) were named the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Portland in their respective practices. Congratulations Gary and Jeff for receiving this honor and being recognized … Continue Reading