A member of the Firm's Conflicts Review Department, Brett Oeser concentrates his practice in construction law and civil litigation. Mr. Oeser concentrates his legal practice in the areas of construction law and civil litigation. He has represented owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, sureties, and insurers on all matters of construction-related issues and disputes, including lien and payment claims, contract performance disputes, products liability and other tort claims, and surety bond and other insurance claims. Mr. Oeser has practiced extensively in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, representing a wide variety of clients in both jury and non-jury trials. He has brought and defended claims on behalf of clients before arbitration tribunals, and has counseled and advised clients in court-ordered and voluntary mediation. Outside the dispute forum, Mr. Oeser advises and represents clients on a wide variety of day-to-day construction matters, including licensing issues, contract drafting and negotiation, federal and state statutes and regulations governing construction projects, and overall risk management. Mr. Oeser also represents a variety of corporate and individual clients in commercial disputes before courts and arbitration panels. In particular, he has extensive experience in matters of specialty insurance, including all kinds of surety bonds and commercial liability policies, as well as fidelity bonds and coverages.