construction and design practice
Ball Janik LLP represents owners, developers, owners, public agencies, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in all phases of the construction process. Our experience and representation covers a wide range of projects, including high-technology computer plants, office parks, hotels, high rises, residential subdivisions, loft conversions, and major league sports stadiums.
- City of Portland – Major League Soccer
Ball Janik LLP’s Real Estate practice represented the City of Portland in its efforts to renovate PGE Park, an existing AAA Baseball stadium, into a Major League Soccer stadium that would become home to the MLS Portland Timbers.
- City of Portland – PGE Park AAA Baseball
The Real Estate practice represented the City of Portland in all aspects of its project to renovate its aging Civic Stadium into a AAA baseball stadium with corporate skyboxes and other amenities.
- City of Portland – Rose Garden Arena Project
Ball Janik LLP represented the City of Portland in all aspects of the $267 million Rose Garden Arena Project.
- Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc.
Christopher Walters assisted Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. with the original design and construction of its wafer fabrication facility in Gresham, Oregon, then one of the most substantial construction projects ever undertaken in Oregon.
- Seattle Seahawks Stadium
The firm represented the Washington State Public Stadium Authority in the $430 million development, construction and leasing of Seahawks Stadium.
- Sierra Pacific/Firestone Litigation – Breach of Contract, Specific Performance
Ball Janik LLP successfully defended Sierra Pacific in a lawsuit brought by a property owner for specific performance of a contract to purchase property. The case involved complex issues relating to land use rules, developability of the property, and county regulations.
- State of Oregon - Mill Creek
The Real Estate practice negotiated, documented and closed a Disposition and Development Agreement for the sale of a 52.6-acre parcel in the new Mill Creek Corporate Center to a Fortune 500 company, which will develop a 465,000 square-foot regional distribution facility.
- WaferTech Cost–Overrun Litigation – Jury Trial and Multiple Appeals
Ball Janik LLP has successfully represented WaferTech LLC, a silicon-chip manufacturer headquartered in Camas, Washington, and one of the area’s largest employers, in a series of construction disputes related to its silicon-chip manufacturing plant in Camas.
- Waterfront Pearl – Delay and Cost Overrun Claims
Ball Janik LLP acted as lead counsel for Waterfront Pearl LP and its lender in an AAA arbitration seeking $6 million damages from MCA Architects PC. After multiple mediation sessions and direct negotiations, the case was settled on terms very favorable to the clients.
- West Hayden Island
The Land Use practice represented the Port of Portland as special land use counsel and assisted the Port with the creation of a land use strategy and concept plan for West Hayden Island.