Thomas A. Larkin
Firm:
Stewart Sokol & Larkin, LLC
Phone:503-221-0699 x239
Address: 2300 S.W. First Avenue, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201

Membership: Multnomah County, Oregon State (Member: Construction Section, Aviation Section, Litigation Section, Energy, Telecom & Utility Law Section), Washington State (Member: Construction Section and Litigation Section), Alaska State, Idaho State and Am
University: University of Michigan, B.A., 1989, University of Denver, J.D., 1992
Admitted: 1992, Oregon; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; 1994, Washington and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Washington; 2000, Alaska and U.S. District Court, District of Al
Biography: Mr. Larkin's litigation practice concentrates on construction, procurement and design matters, representing sureties, owners, prime contractors, subcontractors and design professionals. Mr. Larkin's practice also focuses on complex business, corporate, timber, and real property transactions, litigation, arbitration and mediation. Mr. Larkin has substantial trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, as well as in the negotiation and finalization of business asset transfers, real estate, collateral security, financing and construction agreements.PUBLICATIONS: · Co-Speaker and Co-Author - Architect/Engineer Liability & Practice, Lorman Educational Services, Portland, Oregon, May, 2008 · Co-Speaker and Co-Author - The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues, Lorman Educational Services, Portland, Oregon, May, 2008 · Speaker and Author - Minimizing the Legal Impacts on Problem Projects: Understanding the Owner's Implied (and Hidden) Obligations, Construction Seminars Northwest, Wilsonville, Oregon, and Boise, Idaho, February, 2008 · Speaker and Author - Understanding Entitlement: Delay Damages, Spokane Construction Seminar, November, 2007 · Co-Speaker and Co-Author - Alaska Native Corporations, 11th Annual Pearlman Gathering, Seattle, Washington, September, 2007 · Speaker and Author - Understanding Entitlement: Delay Damages, Construction Seminars Northwest, Boise, Idaho, February, 2007 · Speaker and Author - Negotiating a Court Free Settlement, Construction Seminars Northwest, Spokane, Washington, February, 2007 · Speaker and Author - Understanding Entitlement: Delay Damages, Construction Seminars Northwest, Olympia, Washington, November, 2006 · Speaker and Author - Hair of the Dog That Bit You: The Surety's Risk in Pursuing the Principal's Claim, National Bond Claims Association Annual Meeting, Pinehurst, North Carolina, October, 2006 · Speaker & Author - Please Release Me - Let Me Go: A Study of Suretyship Defenses as Recognized by the Restatement of the Law Third - Suretyship & Guaranty, 2006 Construction Law Conference, The Seminar Group, Portland, Oregon, June, 2006 · Speaker and Author - The Contractor and Owner Perspectives: Detecting the Problem Project and Avoiding Surety Claims, Oregon Construction Law Conference, The Seminar Group, Portland, Oregon, June, 2006 · Moderator - Underwriting Panel: Claims Intensive Principals - How are they Evaluated?, Western States Surety Conference, Seattle, Washington, May, 2006 · Speaker and Author - Successful Construction Projects: Detecting, Avoiding and Mitigating Trouble on the Job, Construction Seminars Northwest, Portland, Oregon, April, 2006 · Speaker and Author - Standing in Faux Leather Shoes: The Surety's Risk in Pursuing the Principal's Claim, Western States Surety Conference, Seattle, Washington, September, 2002 · Speaker and Author - Oregon Construction Law, The Seminar Group, Portland, Oregon, November 2001 · Speaker and Author - Construction Litigation in Oregon, Lorman Education Services, Portland, Oregon, August 2000 · Speaker and Author - Mechanics Lien Law and Enforcement, National Business Institute, Portland, Oregon, 2000 · Speaker - Construction Claim Enforcement, National Business Institute, Portland, Oregon, January 2000 · Speaker and Author - Construction Contracting for Public Entities, Lorman Education Services, Salem, Oregon, February 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 · Speaker and Author - Design/Build Alternative Project Delivery Systems, American Bar Association TIPS Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Midwinter Meeting, New York, New York, 1999 · Speaker - Western States Surety Conference, October, 1997, 2000 · Co-Author, Competing Claims of the Surety and the Financial Institution to Contract Proceeds: Don't Get Burned! - Western States Surety Conference, October, 1997 · Co-Author, Recovery and Subrogation under Employee Dishonesty Policies: Is the Loss a "Covered Loss?" - National Bond Claim Association Meeting, September, 1997 · Speaker - Oregon State Bar Annual Meeting, Construction Law Section, September, 1996 · Co-Author, Takeover and Completion Agreements: Art or Science? - Western States Surety Conference, September, 1996 · Co-Author, The Surety, Its Claim and Claims Administration in Bankruptcy Proceedings American Bar Association Annual Meeting, TIPS Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, August, 1993 · Author, Harmony in Disarray: The European Community Trademark System, 82 TRADEMARK REPORTER 634 (1992) reprinted 23 European Communities Trademark Association 39 (May 1993) · General Editor, Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, 1990-1991.Bar Fellowship: Litigation Council of America; American Bar Foundation.