David C. Groff

David C. Groff


Groff Murphy PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Construction
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Construction Law
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David Groff provides counsel and strategic advice to construction industry and government contracts clients throughout the western United States. His clients include general contractors, engineers, and public and private owners. David’s practice philosophy is that effective representation requires that a lawyer be in touch with his clients’ business objectives. He provides day-to-day counseling to numerous clients on a variety of business and contract issue, and acts as outside general counsel to many of his clients. David has handled complex litigation and trials in state and federal courts and participated in numerous arbitration hearings. His experience includes contract disputes, bid protests, insurance coverage disputes, and False Claims Act matters. He has been an industry leader in utilizing ADR to resolve complex, multi-party disputes. He is an active industry participant and a frequent lecturer on construction law issues.

Location

  • 300 East Pine Street
    Seattle, WA 98122

Education

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A. with Distinction

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Construction Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Construction, Seattle (2022)
  • Construction Law, Seattle (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • Commercial Development
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Contractors
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage

"Dave Groff is the best solution-oriented construction lawyer in Seattle. He has an excellent working knowledge of complex construction issues."

- Bill Lewis (Lease Cruthcher Lewis), Seattle, WA

"David Groff is very easy to work with."

"David Groff is excellent at strategy and has a pragmatic approach."

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