Attorneys

Seifer Yeats Zwierzynski & Gragg Team Photo

Each member of our firm has extensive knowledge and experience in construction and design law in both the private and public contexts, including the planning, design and procurement process; day-to-day contract administration and construction; claims and disputes, collections, and all other aspects of construction. Our practice includes representation of private and public owners, prime contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, bidders, sureties, architects and engineers in all types of legal matters relating to construction.


John Daniel Gragg

Dan’s practice is focused primarily on evaluating and resolving construction disputes, which often involve complex, multi-party cases on both public and private projects. He has litigated claims involving courthouses, wastewater treatment facilities, commercial buildings, hospitals and schools. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on construction legal issues.

View Full Profile

Steven Zwierzynski

Steven focuses his practice on the representation of general and specialty contractors providing counsel for contract review, bid protests, claims negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. For over twenty years, he has been involved in a large variety of public and private projects, including schools, hospitals, office buildings, high technology, industrial and commercial.

View Full Profile

Tara M. Johnson

Tara’s practice focuses primarily on evaluating and resolving construction related legal matters, with particular emphasis on government contract disputes and collections issues. She has litigated claims involving wastewater treatment plants, dams, highway improvements, commercial buildings, and schools. Tara is a frequent author and speaker on construction related legal topics, and active in local law sections and trade organizations.

View Full Profile

Heather McNamee

Heather practices in the areas of construction law and civil litigation where she has represented owners, developers, prime contractors, subcontractors and material and equipment suppliers, in a wide variety of matters, including defect claims, contract and lien disputes, bid protests, bond claims and CCB claims. She has been named as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers from 2009 through 2014.

View Full Profile

Andrew MacKendrick

Andrew practices in the areas of civil litigation and construction law, and has represented owners, prime contractors, and subcontractors on a broad range of matters, including contract and lien disputes, bond claims and foreclosures, and defect claims. Andrew received an undergraduate degree in architecture from the University of Oregon before beginning his law career, and remains attentive to issues of construction, planning, and development from the perspective of the design professional.

View Full Profile