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Chambers & Partners recognized Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker in its annual Chambers USA Guide

Mon May 4, 2020

Chambers & Partners recognized Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker in its annual Chambers USA Guide as a leading Washington firm in the area of construction law.  Individual attorneys Sam Baker and Michael Geraghty were also recognized for their outstanding legal contributions.

Chambers & Partners has a staff of more than 200 full-time researchers who develop rankings of attorneys and practice areas based on written submissions provided by law firms, telephone interviews with clients and lawyers, and other resources. Inclusion in the guide is based solely on the research team’s findings.

Chambers recognized Sam Baker, name partner in the Seattle office, among the top attorneys in the Washington construction category. Baker utilizes his extensive experience in construction, government contracts and commercial litigation to evaluate and resolve construction disputes involving complex, multi-party cases in Washington state and along the West Coast. Throughout Sam’s distinguished career, he has represented clients in transactions with public and federal agencies, as well as private entities. He frequently appears in state and federal courts, and represents clients in arbitration and mediation.

Michael Geraghty, partner in the Anchorage office, was ranked in Band 1 by Chambers USA in the Alaska Construction category. Former Attorney General for the state of Alaska, Geraghty has been providing legal counsel to organizations impacting Alaska’s growth and history for more than 35 years. He has appeared before the Alaska Supreme Court in matters ranging from sovereign immunity, insurance bad faith and administrative law to attorney-client privilege, OSHA regulations, contract claims, shareholder disputes, products liability, and premises-landowner liability.