Griffin focuses on helping architects, engineers, owners, and contractors avoid and resolve construction-related disputes. Griffin also helps individuals and businesses resolve their commercial, real estate, business, contract, and professional liability disputes. Located in Bozeman, Griffin is admitted to, and has experience practicing in, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and federal trial and appellate courts.
Before joining Crowley Fleck, Griffin worked as a law clerk to Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat; earned his law degree magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School; and earned his mechanical engineering degree with highest honors from Montana State University. Raised in Bozeman, Griffin enjoys running, skiing, and whitewater kayaking when he is not in the office.
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Construction Defects
- Lien and Bond Claims
- Professional Liability
North Dakota, 2016
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2015
2014 – J.D., magna cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School
2011 – B.S., Mechanical Engineering with highest honors, Montana State University
State Bar of Montana
State Bar of North Dakota
State Bar of Wyoming
Gallatin County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Reported Decisions / Cases
Zirkelbach Construction, Inc. v. DOWL, LLC, 2017 MT 238, 389 Mont. 8, 402 P.3d 1244 – We obtained a unanimous decision on appeal that enforced a limitation of liability contract clause and limited the $1.2 million dollar construction defect claim against our client to $50,000 or less.
Lone Moose Meadows, LLC v. Boyne USA, Inc., 2017 MT 142, 387 Mont. 507, 396 P.3d 128 – We obtained a unanimous decision on appeal that our client was entitled to summary judgment on its breach of contract claim.