Ahead of Schedule focuses on legal matters critical to the construction industry, offering insights, analysis, tips and updates regarding the law of project development, design and construction. The authors have well over 100 years combined experience in construction litigation and contract negotiation, along with prior office and field experience in engineering, construction and accounting. Stoel Rives’ work includes all types of contracting scenarios and litigation, from $50,000 liens to mega-million dollar disputes. Reporting from 10 offices across the western United States, Ahead of Schedule shares our recent experiences and the latest industry developments with you, along with our passion for the industry and the ever-changing legal landscape.

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Eric Grasberger
Chair of Stoel Rives’ Construction and Design Section

Sylvia ArosteguiSylvia ArosteguiPartner916.319.4740EmailSylvia Arostegui is a partner in the Real Estate group and brings deep real estate, business, finance and project development experience in a wide variety of industries, including real estate, traditional and renewable energy, mixed-use development, hospitality, and healthcare.More
Tamara BoeckTamara BoeckPartner208.387.4256 / 916.319.4678EmailTamara's Linkedin ProfileTamara Boeck focuses her practice on representing clients in the areas of construction law and litigation, and she provides risk management advice relating to construction development projects from concept through dispute. Tami, a Partner in Stoel Rives' Construction and Design group, works with clients on a wide range of projects including commercial, residential and mixed-use projects, as well as construction-related aspects of oil and gas, mining, food processing, solar, wind, geothermal, biofuel, wastewater treatment and other industrial facilities. More
Zachary DavisZachary DavisAssociate503.294.9410EmailZach's Linkedin ProfileZachary Davis is an experienced construction and design attorney who advises clients in a broad spectrum of legal matters, with specific emphasis on resolving complex commercial disputes. Zachary employs a proactive approach in assisting clients in developing pre-litigation and litigation avoidance strategies.More
Gene FrassettoGene FrassettoPartner503.294.9668EmailGene Frassetto is a partner of the firm practicing in business law with an emphasis on complex real estate transactions.More
Sean GaySean GayPartner503.294.9239EmailSean Gay has substantial experience litigating disputes and drafting and negotiating construction and design contracts. In addition, he has extensive public contracting experience, having litigated bid protests and contract disputes. He has also drafted solicitation documents, such as requests for proposals and invitations to bid, and has negotiated and drafted several construction and design contracts for public agencies. More
Andrew GibsonAndrew GibsonPartner503.294.9878EmailAndrew's Linkedin ProfileAndrew Gibson has successfully litigated bond claims, stop notices, mechanic's liens and collection actions through trial and arbitration and is also skilled in handling bid protests on public works construction projects. More
Eric GrasbergerEric GrasbergerPartner503.294.9439EmailEric Grasberger was selected by Best Lawyers® as Portland Construction Law Lawyer of the Year for 2015 . His practice focuses on development and construction law, including development risk analysis and risk shifting, contract drafting and negotiating, insurance review and analysis, construction defect claims, delay and impact claims, lien and bond claims, and public contracts, bid disputes and public improvement exemptions. More
David GreenDavid GreenPartner503.294.9333EmailDave Green is a partner of the firm practicing primarily in real estate and financial transactions. His experience covers a broad range of situations in which clients acquire, develop, finance, exchange, lease and operate property.More
Cory HallerCory HallerAssociate503.294.9468EmailCory's Linkedin ProfileCory Haller practices in Stoel Rives' Construction and Design group and assists clients with all aspects of the construction and design process, including: bidding, procurement, drafting construction-related contracts, and filing and challenging claims against real property and performance bonds. More
Ervin HolmesErvin HolmesPartner801.578.6982EmailErvin Holmes is a partner of the firm representing clients in matters of real property law and related business transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of real property, leasing, options, tax-deferred exchanges, partnerships and joint ventures, project development and financing, business acquisitions, real property foreclosures and workouts. More
Christopher HumphreyChristopher HumphreyAssociate208.387.4249EmailChristopher Humphrey focuses his practice on real estate and corporate matters. He frequently assists developers and investors in connection with the disposition, acquisition and financing of commercial properties that range in size from small shopping centers to large mixed-use developments. More
Karl OlesKarl OlesPartner206.386.7535EmailKarl's Linkedin ProfileKarl Oles taught philosophy before switching to law. It shows in his ability to understand and explain complex legal issues. Many of his favorite clients are from the construction industry (owners, designers and contractors), interesting and well-meaning people who deserve protection from those who would treat them unfairly. More
Guy RandlesGuy RandlesPartner503.294.9288EmailGuy Randles concentrates his practice principally on construction, design and public procurement matters and those companies involved with the construction and design industry. A senior partner in the firm's Construction and Design section and Development Law group, he has used his extensive contract negotiation, claims, litigation, and mediation experience to successfully represent a full range of clients... More
Bart ReedBart ReedOf Counsel206.386.7568EmailBart's Linkedin ProfileBart W. Reed has extensive experience and direct involvement in complex and sophisticated construction law and multistate litigation and focuses his practice on handling many different construction-related disputes, representing owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and sureties in diverse construction matters on both private and government projects. More
Michelle RuddMichelle RuddPartner503.294.9390EmailMichelle's Linkedin ProfileMichelle Rudd is a partner whose practice focuses on helping clients get their projects off the drawing board and on the ground. Her work focuses on community development issues related to condemnation and eminent domain and land use permitting.More
Eric SkanchyEric SkanchyAssociate916.319.4746EmailEric's Linkedin ProfileEric Skanchy focuses his practice on the California oil and gas industry. A member of the firm’s Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources group, he works with clients to acquire and lease mineral rights and he prepares drilling, division order and acquisition title opinions. More
Timothy SniderTimothy SniderPartner503.294.9557EmailTim Snider is a partner of the firm and chairs the firm-wide Litigation practice group. His practice emphasizes complex business litigation. More
Benjamin SpiessBenjamin SpiessAttorney907.263.8416EmailBen Spiess is Of Counsel in the Corporate and Real Estate practice groups. He represents clients in all aspects of corporate and real estate transactions, including mergers, equity and asset transactions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, financing and governance.More
D.J. WilliamsD.J. WilliamsPartner801.578.6963EmailDavid's Linkedin ProfileDavid "D.J." Williams is a partner of the firm practicing in the Litigation practice group. D.J. represents clients in complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts with an emphasis in products liability and construction defect cases. More
Ryan WoodRyan WoodPartner916.319.4655EmailRyan's Linkedin ProfileRyan Wood practices in the firm’s Real Estate and Construction group focusing on construction and business litigation. Ryan has a record of success challenging public agencies in bidding and contract administration, achieving favorable results in bid protests and public contract litigation.More