Business Litigation

Dunn & Black Case History

Wrongful termination of contractor

Wrongful termination for default. Represented Plaintiff seeking compensation from the government. Determination made that Plaintiff was entitled to an award. Subsequent to trial, settlement was negotiated.

Development agreement dispute with municipality

Development agreement dispute with municipality, we represented the developer. After a two week jury trial the developer was awarded a jury verdict of $3,000,000. The verdict was upheld by the Court of Appeals.

Construction dispute

Construction dispute – $16 million claim by Owner. $1.5 million counterclaim by contractor for payment. Total Net Award: $1.1 million for contractor client, and was the prevailing party on owner claim.


What We Do

A Leading Law Firm in Construction, Eminent Domain/Condemnation, Real Estate, Insurance, Employment and Commercial Litigation. We represent regional and national contractors, owners, developers and sureties throughout the western United States.


Our Approach

We have earned our reputation one client at a time by delivering sound legal advice and efficient solutions. We are known to aggressively represent our clients’ interests to achieve the best results possible.


Our Success

Dunn & Black, P.S. has consistently been awarded the best law firm rankings for its practice areas. Several of our lawyers have been named “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” by Washington Super Lawyers Magazine.