Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims.
Megan Evans represents clients in complex litigation involving many parties, difficult issues, and numerous documents. Specifically, Ms. Evans represents clients with claims relating to construction and design, construction defect, general construction disputes, and damage and delays. Ms. Evans has broad experience in multi-party negotiations and knows when to be forceful and diplomatic. She focuses on cooperative solutions to solve and prevent problems prior to litigation or in mediating claims, but is always ready to take a case to trial when needed.
Phillip Joseph is co-chair of the construction litigation practice group. His practice is primarily focused on construction and real estate litigation, including design and construction disputes, construction defect, general counsel for community associations, purchase/sale disputes, real estate disputes, commercial landlord/tenant, and collections. He has extensive experience litigating multi-million dollar construction disputes representing predominantly owners.
Angela Otto joined Ball Janik LLP as a partner in the construction and litigation practices. Her focus is representing clients on construction and design, construction defect, and litigation matters. Ms. Otto represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, developers and design professionals in construction disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation. She also represents clients on significant delay and impact claims, complex disputes, and other matters pertaining to the design and construction of multi-million dollar facilities.
Jim Prichard is Ball Janik LLP’s Managing Partner and co-chair of the firm’s Construction Litigation practice, and maintains a broad practice in all aspects of construction law. He is a leader in the firm’s growing regional and national practice, prosecuting and defending design and construction defect claims.
Adele Ridenour’s practice focuses on construction law and commercial litigation. She has developed significant experience litigating construction defect cases involving complex commercial projects, condominiums, warehouses and hotels. She has also successfully represented commercial and individual property owners, and homeowners’ associations in insurance recovery actions.
Evan Small litigates cases in both state and federal courts on matters involving construction defect, commercial litigation, insurance coverage, and products liability cases. He has represented Fortune 500 corporations and insurance companies in claims up to $100 million.
Nels Vulin is a member of Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Litigation practice groups. He represents residential and commercial owners in construction defect claims of all types. Mr. Vulin was selected to the Oregon Rising Stars list 2017, published in Super Lawyers Magazine. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Chris Walters’ practice areas includes construction, real estate finance, sales and leasing, venture formation and representation, energy projects, public contracting, and all aspects of project development and management. He is experienced in Sustainable building practices and green leasing, and has assisted developers, investors, landlords, tenants, lenders, corporations, contractors, design professionals, health organizations, and religious, nonprofit and community associations in a wide variety of matters.
Rob Wilkinson’s practice is focused on design and construction defect litigation. He has helped clients secure millions of dollars in settlements. He represents a wide range of clients in Oregon and Washington, including owners of single family residences, apartments, townhomes, condominiums, and commercial buildings.
Peter Willcox-Jones is an experienced trial lawyer who helps businesses, particularly those businesses involved with development, design and construction, with a wide range of issues. He has diverse litigation experience representing clients in complex civil litigation related to bid and contract disputes, Construction Contractor Board disputes, commercial disputes, trespass/nuisance, catastrophic injuries, product liability, OSHA defense, and general tort/casualty litigation.
John Wilton Windle
John Windle is a member of Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Litigation practices. Mr. Windle helps clients come through the tough process of obtaining funds to pay for buildings (including homes) riddled with construction defects. Mr. Windle has a Bachelor’s in Psychology which helps him listen to, understand, and resolve the issues in his clients’ cases. Mr. Windle is a member of the Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyer Section.