Law Firm Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker, LLP Moves to New Bay Area Location

Robert L. Leslie

OAKLAND, California, June 12, 2015 – Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker, LLP, one of the West Coast’s most respected law firms with practice areas in construction, government contracts, business law and commercial litigation, has relocated its Bay Area office to  492 Ninth Street, Suite 220, in Oakland.

The office is under the leadership of Partner Robert L. Leslie, who has led the office since its opening in 2012. He has more than 35 years of experience managing complex construction matters and government contracts. His practice includes all aspects of public and private construction including highways, concrete and steel bridges, water and wastewater treatment plants, earth and rock fill dams, shafts, tunnels, railways, airfields, schools, public buildings and pipelines.

 Robert L. Leslie
Robert L. Leslie

Three other partners, including Alexander Bannon, Catherine W. Delorey and Kevin P. McCarthy, join Leslie. Bannon is an experienced litigator and construction law attorney with more than 28 years of experience in areas related to contract disputes, insurance defense, valuation, employment and a variety of construction related matters. Delorey’s practice focuses on construction litigation, primarily representing general contractors and subcontractors on public and private construction contract disputes. McCarthy, who recently joined the firm, has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of construction risk management, construction and insurance related litigation, and representation of developers/general contractors and subcontractors in all types of construction disputes.

With its headquarters in Washington, and offices in Alaska and California, Oles Morrison represents both national and international clients on projects in the United States and abroad. The Oles Morrison attorneys, with the assistance of a seasoned team of in-house consultants and paralegals, provide advice on issues arising from requests for proposals and invitations to bid, to protests, requests for equitable adjustments, disputes and terminations.

About Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP
Founded in 1893, Oles Morrison is one of the West Coast’s most respected law firms. While focusing on construction litigation, government contracts, and public procurement, we also address the wide range of legal matters that most businesses face: employment, bankruptcy and insolvency, tax and estate planning and business formation.  We represent both national and international clients on projects in the United States and abroad. More information is available at

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