Practice Areas

Surety & Fidelity

Surety & Fidelity


Stewart Sokol & Larkin’s surety and fidelity practice brings to the table unparalleled depth and experience. With over four 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.

The firm counsels and represents sureties in the following areas, among others:

  • Bond forms
  • Bid bonds
  • Performance bonds
  • Payment bonds
  • Fidelity bonds
  • License bonds
  • Financial guaranty bonds and all other non-construction related bonds
  • Takeover agreements
  • Completion contracts
  • Claim assessment
  • Surety claims in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Miller Act / Little Miller Act claims
  • Indemnity matters
  • Litigation of bond and bad faith claims
  • Litigation of indemnity claims
  • Reinsurance issues
  • Bankruptcy issues

Office: 2300 SW First Avenue, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201-5047
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