Based on 6 reviews
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I have worked with John on many occasions. I would (and have) recommended him to several of my clients. Not only is he very personable, his knowledge of the issues facing the construction industry is second to none.
John is very knowledgeable and responsive. He has assisted our firm through a number of construction contracts and provides excellent advice.
Mr. Parnass worked with me on a significant litigation involving claims made against a public agency by a large multinational construction firm. He went toe to toe with an aggressive set of lawyers for the contractor, and found ways to 'cut to the heart of the matter' in a manner than maximized efficiency of cost and meaningful discovery.
Smart lawyer, confident presenter, with a "hands-on" work ethic and an enjoyable personality.
We are a 55 year-old commercial/industrial general contractor headquartered in the Pacific Northwest with licenses in 35 states and annual revenues of approximately $300 million. John has provided construction related legal services to our company for over 20 years and our assessment of his overall performance would be excellent. We have found John to be committed, knowledgeable and intently focused on protecting the long-term best interests of our company. The end result of those issues on which we have had John assist us have consistently been as good as we could have asked for given the circumstances involved, and often even better. We highly recommend John as legal counsel on any construction relater matter.
We are a public utility district and we use John and his firm primarily for construction related issues. John provides general counsel, such as review of standard documents and forms, and participates as a member of our design team for more complex projects. In particular, during the past few years (2009 - 2011), he has provided extensive help with our trenchless utility construction projects, from geotechnical baseline and bidding document preparation and review, through bidding, contract award and construction.
John is thorough, knowledgeable and responsive. He is also open - he will tell you what is on his mind - and he is willing to seek help from colleagues if he is not well-versed in a particular subject.
John is very knowlegable in matters of Construction Law. His ability to come up with a reasonable cost effective solution is very good. I have found him to be very effective and reasonable with his time and billing. He has been very effective on the preventitive side a well as the disputed issues. He is well know through the construction industry and that allows him to solve matters through his network rapidly. I would highly suggest John for any constrution related issue. I'm happy to say I not only refer to John as my Attorney I consider him a friend as well.