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P. Craig Storti

  • arbitrator and mediator
  • private
  • 3614 Trail Circle
  • Boise, Idaho 83704
  • Email:
  • Phone: 208-869-6006
  • Cell: 208-869-6006
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  • Undergraduate: University of Idaho
  • Law School: Hastings College of the Law

Career History

  • Idaho Supreme Court (Law Clerk), Boise, ID, 1971-1972.
  • U.S. Marine Corps (Captain in Judge Advocate General’s Corps), 1972-1975.
  • Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, Associate, Partner, Managing Partner, 1975-2004.
  • Washington Group International, Inc. (now URS Corporation, Energy & Construction), Vice-President, Litigation & Claims, 2004-Present.

Professional Activities

  • Idaho Law Foundation, 1988-2004, Board of Directors, 1990-1995, Vice-President 1993-1995.
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Idaho Member), 1998-Present.
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 2004-Present.
  • Certified Construction Arbitrator and Mediator, American Arbitration Association, 1991-Present.
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (Construction Litigation Committee).
  • Panel Member, AAA Large Complex Case Panel (Construction) Arbitrations, Idaho, Montana and Utah.
  • Member, ABA, Forum on the Construction Industry (Construction Litigation).

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, October 30, 1999-Present.
  • Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law), listed until 2004 when left private practice).
  • Mountain States Superlawyers, 2007-2009.


Professional Affiliations

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry,American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators,American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case Panel,American College of Trial Lawyers

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Author, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Prime Contractor in Certifying and Compromising Claims of Sub-Contractor for Adjustments in Federal Construction Projects, treatise prepared for Washington Group International, Inc., 1999.
  • Author, Report on Compliance with State and Federal Regulations Concerning Minority, Disadvantaged, and Women-owned Business, for Washington Group International, Inc., 1987.
  • Author, Practical Course in U.S. Construction Law, prepared for Gotaverken Energy Systems, Ltd. (Toronto, Canada); and Celsius, Inc., (Goteborg, Sweden), 1988.
  • Co-Author, Architects and Engineers; Malpractice of the Design Professional, Manual for Idaho Law Foundation, 1995.
  • Author, Competitive Bidding for Public Works in Idaho, Manual for seminar presented to Idaho Association of School District Superintendents, 2001, 2003.
  • Co-Author, Trial of the Design/Build Case, American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry Program, San Francisco, California, 1996.

Speeches, Panel Discussions, Seminars

  • Instructor, Arbitration Advocacy Course, Northwest Dispute Resolution Institute, Moscow, Idaho, 2000-2006.
  • Panelist, Hardship Events and Construction Management, Allocating and Managing Risk, Superconference (Contractor and Construction Management Issues), 2005.
  • Public Contracting in Idaho, Seminar, Lorman, 2001, 2003.
  • Comparison of COAA and AIA Construction, Contract Documents, COAA Idaho Chapter, Boise, Idaho 2004.
  • Arbitrator Update Seminars, American Arbitration Association, 2004, 2005.
  • Practical Construction Law Course and Idaho Public Contracting, University of Idaho, 2003.
  • Key Clauses in Construction Contracts re: Disputes, Change, and Claims, Washington Group International, Corporate Counsel Workshop, 2005.
  • Panelist, Public-Private Partnerships, American College of Construction Lawyers 23rd Annual Meeting, 2012.

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California, January 5, 1972.
  • Supreme Court of Idaho, May 22, 1972.
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, CA and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1972.
  • United States Supreme Court, January 7, 1980.
  • U.S. District Court   Idaho, May 22, 1972.

Community Activities

  • Chairman, Idaho Transportation Department Claims Review Board, Member-Dispute Review Board, 2003-2011.
  • Boise Valley YMCA, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Chairman-Strategic Planning, 2006-Present.
  • Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Member-Executive Committee, 1996-2003.
  • Boise School District, Youth Athletic Advisory Board, 1997-2003.

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