Jeffrey R. Blease

Jeffrey R. Blease is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and has practiced law for more than 27 years. Throughout his career, Mr. Blease has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including construction, land development, education, financial services, biotechnology, insurance, surety, real estate investment, private equity, medical device manufacturing, franchising, and publishing. He is chair of Foley’s national Construction Practice and a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. He is also the former chair of the Litigation Department in the San Diego office.

Mr. Blease has also represented clients in the public sector, including counties, cities, school districts and other governmental entities.

Mr. Blease has been lead counsel in litigation pending in many Federal jurisdictions, across the United States, and in state courts in California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Washington, Florida, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Oregon, New York, Maryland, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois. He has handled arbitrations in many different forums and mediated hundreds of cases under the rules of several different organizations. He estimates he has tried more than 50 cases to verdict.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and 2) Construction
Law School California Western School of Law
Education Colgate University (B.A., 1982)
Bar Member / Association the Minnesota State Bar Association
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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