In 2018 Barbara R. Gadbois was recognized as a leading construction lawyer by the Chambers USA Directory of Leading Lawyers for the eleventh consecutive year. Ms. Gadbois is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell ®. She was selected for inclusion in the “Southern California Super Lawyers” listing by Los Angeles Magazine in 2004, and 2008 through 2018. Ms. Gadbois was included in the list of 2013 Los Angeles’ Women Leaders in the Law and she is also recognized by Best Lawyers®, and in the Legal 500, U.S. Real estate and Construction section of their publication for the years of 2009 through 2017. Ms. Gadbois has been a partner of the firm since 1993. She concentrates her practice in the development and management of construction projects, including drafting and negotiation of bid and contract documents, procurement issues, public works, competitive bidding requirements, bid protest issues, pre-qualification, project delivery methods, design-build projects, risk allocation in contracts, claims avoidance, and project closeout.