Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC, a boutique law firm located in Portland, Oregon, has earned its reputation as one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier firms in the areas of construction and design law, surety and fidelity law, and business, commercial and real estate matters. The firm’s clients range from individuals and small businesses to large multi-national companies.
John Stewart, Jan Sokol and Tom Larkin established the firm with principle, purpose and passion. This trio built the firm as it exists today, bringing together a talented team of excellent attorneys. SSL’s mission is to provide the highest level of legal service in an aggressive, though pragmatic and cost-effective, manner to help clients achieve the best possible results. Our success has helped the firm develop long-standing trust and relationships with its clients.
Located in Portland, Oregon, our team has more than a century of local practice experience to help clients succeed.
The firm’s attorneys are licensed and regularly practice in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and Alaska, among other jurisdictions, and proudly represent clients operating throughout the western United States and beyond.
We have substantial experience representing clients in courts and arbitrations nationwide, including in Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin’s business and commercial litigation practice covers a wide spectrum of disputes that arise from business relationships and transactions. The firm’s collective experience brings to bear decades in the courtroom and at the negotiation table. Whether litigating a simple contract dispute or a complex business tort action, the firm combines determined advocacy with grounded advice.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin regularly represents clients in a wide-range of business and corporate matters, including formation, management, sales of businesses, asset dispositions, and debtor/creditor relations. The firm assists clients with various corporate matters, including those that deal with intra-corporate and inter-business dealings. The firm represents business of all sizes in various industries.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin has developed one of the leading construction practices in the Pacific Northwest, with deep-rooted experience in all aspects of construction and design processes, the relationships that form in connection with those processes, and the disputes that arise from them. The firm regularly advises private and public owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects and engineers on contract formation issues, contract disputes, design and construction defect issues, professional liability issues, and bond and lien claims.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin’s general liability defense spans the distance from individual policy holders to large corporations, and we are committed to helping our clients through liability scenarios ranging from personal injury/wrongful death, premises liability, product liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist liability, insurance coverage litigation, civil rights claims, construction defect to patent/trademark infringement.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin has an extensive range of malpractice experience from the defense of hospitals and medical professionals in medical malpractice claims, to the defense of individual and corporate clients in negligence cases. Working hard to understand the complexities of your personal situation, we assist our clients through all the stages of the defense process from defending individuals before state licensing boards to trial. The firm’s professional malpractice attorney cover the evaluation and monitoring of claims; the interpretation of insurance coverage, brokerage agreements, contracts or other documents pertaining to the professional services in question; and litigation disputes.
Stewart Sokol & Larkin helps individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations with all aspects of real property matters. Whether assisting clients with the structuring and documentation of real estate transactions or advising and advocating for clients in connection with real property disputes, Stewart Sokol & Larkin can take clients from the earliest stages of their matters through resolution. Our real estate attorneys assist clients with acquisitions and sales, development, financing issues, appraisals, property management, leasing issues, environmental issues
Stewart Sokol & Larkin’s surety and fidelity practice brings to the table unparalleled depth and experience. With over three decades of experience representing surety companies throughout the United States and U.S. territories, the firm’s surety and fidelity lawyers are intimately versed in all aspects of the industry and capable of readily addressing all surety-related issues, whether routine or complex.