Carney Welcomes Teva Sempel, Commercial Law, Construction and Real Estate Attorney

Teva Sempel focuses his practice on guiding clients through high-stakes business and construction disputes. He represents clients at arbitration proceedings, in state and federal courts, and on appeal. He often litigates breach of contract and other business-related claims, including claims involving unfair trade practices, trade secrets, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty. He handles all aspects of construction law litigation, including claims related to pay applications, liens, change orders, public bids, delays, construction defects, and design errors. And he represents commercial property owners in unlawful detainer actions, shareholders/members in judicial dissolution actions, and businesses/individuals in lease disputes and receivership proceedings.

In addition to his civil litigation practice, Teva represents corporate clients in internal investigations, government investigations, and enforcement actions regarding business crimes and civil frauds, including healthcare, government contracts, and financial institutions fraud. He defends individuals in cases involving allegations of public corruption, fraud, money laundering, structuring, and other financial crimes.

Teva Sempel also advises clients on a broad array of matters outside the courtroom. He negotiates construction contracts and commercial leases and helps clients navigate the complex regulatory world necessary for real estate and other land development.


Teva Sempel’s full bio.


Prior to his legal career, Teva served as a judicial intern with the Louisiana Supreme Court to the Honorable Justice Jeannette Knoll.

Carney Badley Spellman is about Advocacy, Strategy, Results. Located in Seattle, we are a full-service law firm committed to exceptional client service and professional excellence. Our firm serves individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, closely-held or family businesses, franchises, Fortune 500 corporations, and insurance companies. They are in the private sector, public sector, and governments. Our clients are forward thinkers, creative, collaborative, and deliver high-quality products and business services to their markets. Their markets extend into almost every industry including, food and beverage, retail, professional services, arts, health care, education, manufacturing, technology, construction, real estate, and more. We advocate for our clients. We strategize with them to meet their goals.

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