For over 20 years Bruce Gilbert’s practice focuses on construction defect litigation. His experience includes defending general contractors, subcontractors, and other construction professionals in earth movement, building envelope, public works, Employer Liability Law (ELA) injury, and mold claims.
Bruce’s pre-law background includes graduating with honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington.
For over 25 years Jack Levy has represented owners, contractors and design professionals in construction disputes and transactions. His experience also includes insurance coverage, real estate disputes, and professional liability claims.
Jack’s expertise in construction material defect issues is extensive. He presents on this topic and on risk mitigation topics to local and national audiences.
For over 30 years Phil has defended liability claims brought against clients throughout the state of Oregon. He has handled all kinds of personal and bodily injuries across a broad range of liability theories including premises liability, liquor liability, products liability, transportation, job site injuries (ELA), medical and nursing malpractice, and general negligence claims.
Ming has a diverse civil litigation practice in which he handles insurance coverage, construction defects, and professional liability claims. Prior to joining the firm, Ming was the legal director of the Oregon affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Previously, Ming was a senior assistant attorney general for the Oregon Department of Justice where he enforced consumer protection and antitrust laws. Ming also worked for over a decade in a general civil practice focusing on complex business, commercial, intellectual property, and product liability claims.
Steve began practicing in the area of workers’ compensation disputes and now focuses his work in architectural, engineering and other professional liability claims. Steve also serves clients on construction delay claims and on construction defect claims. His legal research and writing skills are remarkable. At Lewis & Clark Law School Steve served as an Article Editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review. He also worked as a teaching assistant in Lewis & Clark’s legal writing program where he helped first year law students acclimate to legal writing. Steve holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in English.
Elizabeth specializes in construction defect claims in both Oregon and Washington. Prior to practicing law, Elizabeth worked as a mechanical systems design and analysis engineer for Boeing and served in the US Navy. With her engineering background, Elizabeth is not only familiar with the customs and practices of her clients’ industries, she is also able to better defend technically complex construction matters. Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics.