Scott Sleight is a partner with Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC and has practiced construction law for over twenty years. His practice includes representation of contractors and owners at the front end, during and at project conclusion. This includes providing advice for development and construction of office towers, data centers, heavy civil construction, health care facilities, production facilities, schools and mixed-use commercial projects in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Sleight is experienced in preparing and negotiating construction contracts involving traditional delivery methods, as well as alternative delivery methods including GC/CM and design build delivery and utilizing integrated contracts for lean construction. Inevitably, disputes arise and he assists owners and contractors with prosecution and defense of claims in court or arbitration. His experience extends to insurance coverage matters, including obtaining coverage for policyholders and monitoring insurance-appointed defense counsel.
Mr. Sleight has been extensively involved with the WSBA Construction Law Section, serving as Chair in 2016 and Trustee from 2006-2013. From 2011 through 2017, Mr. Sleight has been named a Super Lawyer by Washington Law & Politics magazine. He holds a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Washington where he earned the distinction of Phi Beta Kappa and earned his J.D., cum laude, from Seattle University.