Ian works for the firm’s Construction and Development practice group, representing contractors, subcontractors, and architects in all aspects of construction defect litigation.
Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Ian clerked for Judge Kathleen M. Dailey at the Multnomah County Circuit Court. While there, Ian gained considerable courtroom experience and observed more than 25 trials.
During law school, Ian was an active member of George Mason University School of Law’s Moot Court Board. He was awarded 1st place at the George Mason University first-year moot court competition and advancing to the Washington D.C. Regional Semi-Finals. Ian was also selected for publication in 2016 by the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy for a paper on juvenile criminal defense policy.
Before law school, Ian completed a year of public service with AmeriCorps at a low-income high school near Seattle, Washington, where he served as a mentor and career counselor for underprivileged youth.