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701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98104

400 East Pratt Street
Suite 800
Baltimore, MD 21202

1101 King Street
Suite 520
Alexandria, VA 22314


J.D., cum laude, Washington College of Law, American University, 2005

B.A., B.S., Rutgers University, 2000


Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Insurance Law (2023)

Maryland Super Lawyers, selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Construction Litigation, 2020-2021

Daily Record Leading Women Winner, 2016

Maryland Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” in Construction Litigation, 2011-2018


Nicole Lentini is a Partner in the Seattle office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Construction and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Ms. Lentini represents commercial construction industry clients as outside civil litigation counsel. Her practice focuses on assisting general contractors in all phases of project administration and delivery in the commercial contracting arena. Ms. Lentini has extensive experience with contract interpretation disputes, delay and impact claims, contract terminations, construction defects, mechanics’ liens, bond claims, and injunctions. She has also interpreted insurance policies and offered opinions on coverage and the insurance companies’ duty to defend and duty to indemnify. Her practice includes both trial and appellate work at both the state and federal level.

Ms. Lentini served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Pamela L. North, Circuit Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County. She was a founding member of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Construction Law Section and served as the Construction Law Section Chair. She was also selected by the ABA’s Forum on the Construction Industry as the 2013-2014 Scholar, and 2014-2017 Fellow.


District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
US District Court for the Western District of Virginia
United States Supreme Court


American Bar Association

  • Division 2, Contract Documents, Steering Committee, 2016 to Present
  • Technology Committee Member, 2016-2019
  • Program Coordinator for Plenary 3 for the 2016 Fall Meeting
  • Program Coordinator for Plenary 1 for the 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Forum on the Construction Industry, 2014-2017 Fellow
  • Forum on the Construction Industry, 2013 Scholar, Litigation Section

Baltimore City Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association

  • Construction Law Section, Chair 2014
  • Judicial Nominating Committee, 2016-Present
  • Construction Law Section, Chair Elect 2013
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