Hanna Lee Blake

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Hanna Blake's practice focuses on construction litigation and suretyship, representing contractors, owners, subcontractors and sureties in public and private construction projects. She has worked on diverse projects such as baseball stadium, water treatment plant and housing development.


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Chris focuses his practice on construction, suretyship and government contracts. He has experience in representing project owners, contractors, designers and sureties in all aspects of construction contract procurement and related litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

Albert Chollet

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Albert Chollet focuses his national practice in the areas of construction and surety law, providing a full range of transactional and litigation services. Bert's clients include owners, contractors, design professionals, sureties, banks and lending institutions, land developers, and other entities.


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Scott Fitzsimmons focuses his practice on government contracts and construction. He has represented contractors, owners and subcontractors in numerous trials and hearings in both state and federal court. Scott currently serves as a Commander (O-5) in the U.S. Navy Reserve where he has held command for four units.



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Rebecca Glos is a partner within the Surety group at Watt Tieder who provides a full range of litigation services in all aspects of construction and surety law on a state and national level. Rebecca specializes in resolving disputes arising from residential and commercial subdivision projects.

William Groscup

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Bill Groscup counsels owners, general contractors, subcontractors and sureties in contract administration, claim preparation, dispute resolution and litigation both domestically and abroad. His experience includes contract drafting and negotiations, dispute resolution, litigation and more.

Christopher Harris

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Chris Harris is a partner with Watt Tieder. His practice focuses primarily in commercial contracts and real estate litigation. Chris has represented developers, contractors and sureties in federal and state courts including in three trials in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

David Johnson

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David Johnson provides timely counsel and litigation, dispute resolution, negotiation, and drafting services for a wide variety of clients in an ever-changing market. David's practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction contract disputes, surety and lending law.


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Jane Kearl focuses her multi-state law practice on real estate issues. She represents developers, owners, and landlords in negotiating high value transactions, primarily in the construction law area, including multi-family and mixed-use developments. Ms. Kearl also litigates cases involving lien and bond claim workouts, lease issues, and contract matters.


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Jennifer Kneeland is the Chair of Watt Tieder's Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice. She has extensive experience in assisting in all aspects of bankruptcy issues. Jennifer is particularly experienced helping creditors navigate through matters involving distressed real estate and defaulted guaranty obligations.

Brent Mackay

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Brent Mackay is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on construction and surety law matters. He has represented contractors and sureties throughout the United States in connection with a diverse range of complex public and private construction projects.

Frank Marsico

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Frank Marsico focuses his practice on construction and surety law, providing transactional and litigation services. Frank represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, insurance companies and other corporate entities in litigation and transactional matters.


Mark-Rosencrantz

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Mark Rosencrantz focuses his practice on solving business and commercial disputes for clients throughout the United States. Mark has successfully handled cases involving a wide array of large-dollar business including trade secret misappropriation, fraud, bankruptcy, and more.

Jared Sechrist

Partner
Jared Sechrist is a litigation specialist in Watt Tieder's Las Vegas office. Jared dedicates most of his practice to representing the many business entities involved in large-scale construction projects, including contractors, sureties, insurers, lenders, and major hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.


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Robert Shaia has over a decade of experience as a business litigator in Southern California handling all types of business disputes. His practice focuses on construction and real estate matters. Robert also handles a wide variety of Landlord/Tenant disputes, including unlawful detainer (eviction) actions.

Donna Tobar

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Donna Tobar provides a full range of litigation and counseling services in the areas of government contracting, construction, and surety law. She has successfully represented clients in various legal settings, including litigation (state and federal), mediation, arbitration, appellate practice, and various informal settings.


Adam Tuckman

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Adam Tuckman centered his practice on suretyship, construction and government contracts. Adam has assisted clients before courts, boards and arbitrators arising from several types of projects including highways, bridges, tunnels, public transit systems and residential buildings.

Diane Utz

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Diane Utz started her career with a construction management degree and worked for large general contractors. As a lawyer, Diane is able to incorporate her extensive construction experience into her practice, which is focused on construction disputes, government contracts and surety representation.


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Tom Windus is in the Seattle office of Watt Tieder, practicing primarily in the area of surety and construction law. Tom has represented surety and construction clients for over thirty years in a variety of disputes involving litigation in both state and federal courts.