Fabyanske Ranked Highest (Band 1) Chambers 2021

May 24, 2021

Once again, Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A. has been ranked as a Band 1 Construction Law Firm in Minnesota by the well-recognized Chambers professional rating service. Here’s what Chambers has to say about FWHT:

The team is known as “Esteemed for its dedicated construction group, which brings deep industry insight to disputes, contract negotiations and planning issues. Represents diverse participants from the public and private sectors, including design professionals, insurers and subcontractors. Frequently acts on large-scale regional and national projects. Numerous attorneys within the team are well known in the sector, having been appointed to leadership roles at a variety of industry bodies.”

Ranked Lawyers:

Dean Thomson (Band 1 Construction Law)
Kyle Hart (Band 1 Construction Law)
Jesse Orman (Band 3 Construction Law)
Mark Becker (Band 2 Construction Law)
Rory Duggan (Band 4 Real Estate Law)

 Dean Thomson wins praise from all corners of the market for his impressive construction practice. “Highly regarded.” comments one interviewee. Another reports: Dean Thomson is preeminent. He is the best construction lawyer in Minnesota. He’s the guy.”

Kyle Hart has extensive experience representing general contractors in litigation. One impressed client remarks: “We rely on Mr. Hart because of his experience, knowledge of construction and construction law, and his trial skills.” 

Jesse Orman has a wide-ranging construction practice which covers the drafting and negotiation of contracts, as well as representing clients in litigation. He counts materials suppliers and design professionals among his clients.

Mark Becker is described by one peer as “I think he does an excellent job at handling clients, and does both litigation and transactional work very well – he is able to do both at an extremely high level.” He has extensive experience representing owners, contractors and design professionals in both contentious and noncontentious matters.

Rory Duggan has a wide-reaching national practice. He represents financial institutions in real estate and construction financing. “He’s excellent to work with and has a super high level of client service.” says one interviewee, who adds: “He’s very detail-oriented and does a good job representing his clients.”.

To view the Chamber’s ranking page click here.