Greg Gilbert and Scott DeGraffenried Named Charter Fellows of Construction Lawyers Society of America

Holland & Hart attorneys Greg Gilbert and Scott DeGraffenried have been selected as Charter Fellows of the newly established Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Gilbert and DeGraffenried were inducted at the CLSA 2017 International Conference held on September 13-15.

CLSA Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, and must also possess outstanding ethical reputations. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.

Gilbert delivers strategic counsel to public and private project owners on all aspects of construction and development. His practice also includes business litigation, construction litigation, professional negligence defense, products liability defense, and insurance coverage – in both state and federal courts. Gilbert is a founding partner of Holland and Hart’s Nevada offices and is based in Las Vegas.

DeGraffenried is based in the firm’s Salt Lake City office and advises clients in virtually all aspects of construction law. He represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals in a broad range of complex construction matters. He is also adept at finding efficient solutions for construction disputes and has been involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations for his clients.


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