Dunn & Black Case History

Washington State Paid Sick Leave

Legislative Changes for 2024 Beginning January 1, 2024, employers must pay any unused and accrued sick leave to construction workers if employment lasts fewer than 90 days.  Payment must occur on or before the next regularly scheduled pay day after separation from...

Construction Case Law Updates

The Washington Supreme Court as well as the Washington Court of Appeals have clarified two important aspects of construction insurance policies. First, who bears the burden of proving coverage in a builders all-risk policy? Second, what is the effect of a resulting...

Collapse of an underwater fish bypass system

Represented subcontractor on a collapse of an underwater fish bypass system to receive full compensation for the cost of rebuild of the structure.


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.