Rick L. Stacey


McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC
827 E. Park Blvd., Ste. 201
Boise, Idaho 83712
United States

Tel: (208) 994-5029

Email: stacey@mwsslawyers.com
Web: www.mwsslawyers.com

Richard L. Stacey (“Rick”) is a tenacious trial lawyer and a founding member of the firm. He specializes in complex commercial litigation disputes, with an emphasis in construction and real estate matters.

Rick has obtained damage awards in bench trials, jury trials and arbitrations on behalf of his clients totaling more than $45 million during the course of his career. His expertise in drafting and negotiating construction and other contracts has made him an internationally recognized expert advisor on contracts for private and public works construction projects including EPC (engineering, procurement and construction), EPCM (engineering, procurement and construction management) and other needs of general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers and project owners.

Rick’s expertise has even taken him to China to testify as an expert on construction law matters.

Rick is a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” preeminent peer review rated attorney who received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Boise State University where he was nominated as a Top 10 Scholar, and his Juris Doctorate with certification in Environmental and Natural Resource Law from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Rick worked his way through his undergraduate studies in the local construction industry. This project management experience gives him unique practical insight into the industry.

Honors, Awards & Recognition
  • Best Lawyers – Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, & Commercial Litigation
  • Super Lawyers – Construction Litigation, Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Lawyers of Distinction – Recognizing Excellence in Real Estate Law
  • Martindale Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated Attorney
  • Avvo.com “10.0 Superb” Peer and Client Review Rated Construction Attorney
  • National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyer”
  • Named “Top Lawyer” by the Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • ALM “AV Rated Construction Attorney”
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Idaho Association of Defense Counsel, Present
  • Idaho State Bar Association, Litigation Section, Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Idaho Associated General Contractors, Present
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Inland Pacific Chapter

Collectively, the attorneys at McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey, PLLC have over 80 years of experience practicing construction law and litigating construction disputes. We have also been recognized as some of the leading construction attorneys in the Northwest. Whether you are a contractor, supplier, owner, surety or developer, you will be represented by attorneys who are completely integrated in construction law and the construction industry.

MWSS+ lawyers are well-versed in all aspects of construction law including:

  • Experience and familiarity with the Idaho Contractor Registration Act
  • Bid preparation
  • Bid protests
  • Contract drafting, modification & negotiation
  • Project consultation, representation and legal guidance
  • Default and convenience terminations
  • Construction Disputes
  • Preparation and presentation of REA and other construction claims
  • Construction Liens and lien foreclosures
  • State and federal public works disputes
  • Payment and performance bond claims
  • Design defect claims
  • Surety defense and indemnification claims
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Warranty disputes
  • CGL (comprehensive general liability) insurance claims
  • Professional liability insurance claims
  • Builder’s risk insurance claims

MWSS+ operates locally, statewide in Idaho, nationally and internationally from our Boise law offices.

With over 80 years of combined experience, McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC is an industry leader in providing cost-effective legal advice, solutions, and support in matters of complex business litigation, construction and real estate, as well as employment law.

Our diverse clientele includes owners of established and emerging businesses, construction firms, lenders, property owners, employers, employees and other litigants seeking justice at trial or thru arbitration. Our firm has the knowledge, skill + resolve to win necessary to tackle each of these challenges head-on.

Reach out to McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC from wherever you are in Idaho, the nation or around the world. Initial consultations are easily arranged and lay the groundwork for smooth, productive working relationships.