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Adam focuses his practice on representing public and private owners and developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, brokers and lenders in construction transactions and litigation.

He represents clients in disputes over bid protests, construction defects and property damage, extra work and delay claims, errors and omissions in design documents, tenant improvements, breach of warranty, insurance coverage and mechanic’s liens. Adam has also represented public, quasi-public and private entities with procurement matters.

Adam also represents clients in general commercial litigation and dispute resolution related to real estate, condemnation and contract disputes.

Professional Activities

  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Washington, Member
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division

Community Activities

  • Gonzaga University School of Law Mentor Program
  • YMCA Youth Sports Coach

News & Insights

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Presentations

  • "75th Annual WASBO Conference," Washington Association of School Business Officials, May 2019
    • Building a School - Property Acquisitions and School Construction
    • Ownership and Cleanup of Contaminated School District Property and Neighboring Properties

Admissions

  • Washington, 2013
  • Idaho, 2014
  • Montana
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Education

  • J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law (cum laude), 2013
    • Gonzaga Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Gonzaga Journal of International Law, Associate Editor
    • Moot Courts Honors Council
    • 2012 Linden Cup Moot Court Competition Winner (Fairhurst, J. presiding)
  • B.A., Idaho State University, 2008

Clerkships

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the Hon. Judge N. Randy Smith, Extern, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, the Hon. Judge Dee Benson, Extern, 2011

Honors & Recognition

  • Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2017-2019
  • Top Lawyers in Spokane for Litigation, Spokane + Coeur d'Alene Living, 2017-2019

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