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Baker & Hostetler LLP
1801 California Street
SUITE 4400
DENVER, CO 80202- 2662
United States
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Laurin Quiat tries complex legal disputes for clients in the areas of products liability, construction, commercial and family law. Understanding his clients’ immediate needs and how those needs intersect with their overarching goals, Laurin crafts persuasive arguments and strategies to best suit each client’s individual situation. Skilled at translating his clients’ concerns for the audience hearing the case, Laurin communicates effectively in court and firmly advocates his clients’ positions, which he deeply understands due to his complete immersion in the matters facing his clients. He is well-versed in the tax consequences resulting from divorce actions and works to achieve creative resolutions which enable clients to separate their business interests from their family law matters.

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United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Baker & Hostetler LLP represents clients in construction disputes concerning contract issues, bid protests and delay claims, in addition to providing legal counsel on large construction projects. Laurin Quiat is an experienced litigator, and represented a C.R. Lawrence subsidiary that manufactures window systems in a dispute against  a subcontractor; the subcontractor alleged that the windows did not meet prerequisite performance standards and that the client should be liable for repairs. Supported by associate Sammantha Tillotson, Quiat settled the case in favor of the client and obtained additional purchase of the client’s product by the claimant. Quiat also represented David Boland Inc. in connection with its role as general contractor on a hangar construction project in Fort Carson, Colorado. A dispute arose between a subcontractor and the client concerning alleged damage, which the team, including Orlando-based duo Denis Durkin and associate Robert Sowell, settled at mediation. Quiat also managed a complex dispute between Lendlease and the client, Westmond Hospitality Group; the client alleged that Lendlease failed to properly manage construction on hotel projects throughout the United States. Quiat was supported by New York partner Benjamin Pergament and associate Panida Pollawit.