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Dan represents owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in
construction and property development in both the public and private sectors.
Dan advises his clients on contract and related issues and disputes, and handles
complex commercial litigation on their behalf.

Dan has successfully resolved dozens of multimillion-dollar cases
involving construction and insurance coverage. He has handled numerous
major cases in state and federal trial courts, courts of appeal, and
federal-agency courts of appeal.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
  3. Construction: 25%
  4. Contracts: 25%



Hourly ($350-365/hour), contingent (10-50%)

Payment types:


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Contact info

1201 Market St
Kirkland, WA, 98033-5440


NYCurrently registered 201303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHeffernan Law Group2006 - Present
MemberMarston, Heffernan & Foreman1995 - 2006
Associate/PartnerOles Morrison & Rinker1987 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northwest Center Foundation Board of DirectorsVice-Chairman2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Construction and Design Defect LitigationSettled
Property InsuranceSettled
Construction ClaimSettled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of WashingtonMechanical EngineeringB.S.1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Construction Defects: Water Intrusion and Other CalamitiesOwner's Perspective on Construction Defects2009
Construction Defects: Water Intrusion and Other CalamitiesOwner's Perspective on Construction Defects2008
Solving Water Intrusion and Mold ProblemsOverview of Legal ConsiderationsN/A