Bruce P. Babbitt
  • Seattle Office

    801 Second Avenue, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104
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Bar Admissions

  • Alaska
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Bruce P. Babbitt

Of Counsel

Bruce Babbitt’s practice encompasses nearly all aspects of construction law and government contracting. He has prosecuted or defended a number of complex cases dealing with highway projects, notably the construction of the I-205 bridge between Portland and Vancouver, Washington. 

He has also worked in matters involving sports arenas, resorts, hospitals, airports, port facilities, residential construction, and large construction-defect litigation. A founding member of the firm JBSL, he is also former chairman of the State Bar Association Construction Law Section.

Bruce represents architects, private owners, public agencies, subcontractors, and general contractors in drafting and negotiating contract documents, bid protests, claims, arbitration, mediation, and practice before state and federal courts, including the United States Court of Federal Claims. He also serves the firm as a mediator and arbitrator. Bruce attended the University of Oregon where he received an undergraduate degree in Political Science, and he received his J.D. cum laude from Northwestern University in Chicago. He also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy  

Education
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Review: Journal of Criminal Law, Articles Editor
  • University of Oregon, Eugene
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • Alaska Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Public Procurement and Private Construction Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Public Contract Section, Member
  • Washington Construction Law Seminars, Co-Chair
  • Washington State Bar Association, Public Procurement and Private Construction Law Section, Section Chair
  • American Bar Association, Northwest Region - Washington, Oregon & Alaska, Former Chair
  • American Bar Association, State and Local Section, Former Vice Chair

Bruce P. Babbitt

Of Counsel

Bruce P. Babbitt

Bruce Babbitt’s practice encompasses nearly all aspects of construction law and government contracting. He has prosecuted or defended a number of complex cases dealing with highway projects, notably the construction of the I-205 bridge between Portland and Vancouver, Washington. 

He has also worked in matters involving sports arenas, resorts, hospitals, airports, port facilities, residential construction, and large construction-defect litigation. A founding member of the firm JBSL, he is also former chairman of the State Bar Association Construction Law Section.

Bruce represents architects, private owners, public agencies, subcontractors, and general contractors in drafting and negotiating contract documents, bid protests, claims, arbitration, mediation, and practice before state and federal courts, including the United States Court of Federal Claims. He also serves the firm as a mediator and arbitrator. Bruce attended the University of Oregon where he received an undergraduate degree in Political Science, and he received his J.D. cum laude from Northwestern University in Chicago. He also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy  

  • Seattle Office

    801 Second Avenue, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104
  • Email:

    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Review: Journal of Criminal Law, Articles Editor
  • University of Oregon, Eugene
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • Alaska Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Public Procurement and Private Construction Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Public Contract Section, Member
  • Washington Construction Law Seminars, Co-Chair
  • Washington State Bar Association, Public Procurement and Private Construction Law Section, Section Chair
  • American Bar Association, Northwest Region - Washington, Oregon & Alaska, Former Chair
  • American Bar Association, State and Local Section, Former Vice Chair
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