Prior to practicing law, for twelve years Mr. Herrig held various positions in heavy construction with his last position as Chief Operations Officer of a major steel fabrication company. Mr. Herrig is active in the California State Bar, the Washington State Bar, the Alaska State Bar and the American Bar Association. Mr. Herrig has extensive practical experience in heavy mechanical and power piping projects, hydro-electric, nuclear and fossil fuel generation plant construction as well as other industrial, transportation and commercial construction projects. With this prior practical experience, Mr. Herrig has a journeyman's grasp of engineering drawings, manual and computerized scheduling techniques and, most importantly, an understanding of the complex construction process and the decision making mechanics inherent in that process. Mr. Herrig limits his law practice to construction disputes for various trade contractors, general contractors, sureties and private and public owners as well as serving as mediator and arbitrator of construction disputes.
Mr. Herrig has arbitrated and mediated over 60 cases in Washington and California, primarily complex construction disputes. Mr. Herrig also arbitrates smaller, mandatory arbitration cases, as assigned by the local Superior Court. Mr. Herrig has completed both the American Arbitration Association and American Bar Association arbitrator training seminars as well as attended the Pepperdine University, Straus Institute, mediator training program.
Member: Panel of Arbitrators, California Public Works; Legal Advisory Committee, California AGC; Washington State Bar Association, Construction Contract and Committee of Bar Examiners Sections, American Welding Society.