Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller Construction Representative Matters - Bellevue Real Estate Commercial Business Attorneys and Services

Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller P.S.
2229 - 112th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Bellevue, Washington 98004-2936
Phone: 425.454.3374
Fax: 425.454.0087

Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller Representative Matters Construction Representative Matters: Construction

Contract Negotiation and Drafting
Represented owners and contractors in negotiating and drafting contracts for:

  • Construction of Qwest Field (football and soccer stadium)
  • Major expansion at Harborview Medical Center, including two new buildings
  • Major mixed-use building in Seattle
  • New medical center near Eugene, Oregon with over one million square feet of new construction
  • Major expansion and renovation of the Seattle Aquarium
  • Data centers in the state of Washington
  • Prisons in the state of Washington
  • Hotels in Washington and Oregon
  • Major rental car facility and parking structure at Sea-Tac Airport
  • Renovations to baggage handling system at Sea-Tac Airport
  • Envelope modifications to condominium buildings
  • Apartment buildings
  • Custom homes

Dispute Avoidance and Resolution

  • Contractor claim and owner counterclaim on a prison project with over $30 million at issue
  • Homeowner/contractor dispute with over $5 million at issue
  • Disputes between developers and utilities contractors relating to defective work
  • Electrical subcontractor claim in excess of $1.5 million
  • Baggage handling subcontractor claim for several million dollars
  • Contractor claim arising from the construction of a casino
  • Defect claims in condominiums

Construction Lien and Claims against Bonds and Retainage

  • Involved in hundreds of lien claims against real property arising from disputes on private projects and claims against retainage and bond arising from disputes on public projects. 
  • Represented the claimants, the owners and contractors who allegedly owed money to the lien claimant, as well as representing the surety. 

Surety Bonds.

  • Involved in aiding sureties in protecting their rights when demands have been made against them and their principals, including coordinating termination and take-over agreements and negotiating contracts with replacement contractors.  
  • Resolved many claims against performance bonds and hundreds of claims against payment bonds.  A few of those have resulted in litigation, but the vast majority have been successfully negotiated.

Representative Decisions
Woodman Constr., Inc. v. Roy Rogers, Inc., not reported, 2008 WL 116280, Wn. App. (2008)
Pegasus Constr. Corp. v. Turner Constr. Co., 84 Wn. App. 744, 929 P.2d 1200 (1997)
Tanner Electric v. Puget Sd. Power, 128 Wn.2d 656, 911 P.2d 1301 (1996)
3A Industries v. Turner Constr. Co., 71 Wn. App. 407, 569 P.2d 65 (1993)