Phone: (509) 857-2235
1750 Emerick Road
Cle Elum, WA 98922
Mediator, Arbitrator and Management Consultant to the Energy and Infrastructure Industries
Areas of Expertise:
✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Construction
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ Energy including oil and gas
✔ Engineering ✔ International
✔ Mining ✔ Professional Liability
✔ Professional Negligence ✔ Transportation
Experience includes arbitration, mediation, dispute review boards, and project neutrals. Dr. Galloway is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a member of the Distinguished Academy of Neutrals, and a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), being the first non-lawyer elected to the college. Has 40 years of experience and over 35 years of experience in US domestic and international arbitration, having served as Chair, member of three-member tribunals on large complex cases, and a sole arbitrator. Prior to 2008, served as both a consulting or testifying expert in numerous arbitration forums including; American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), UNCITRAL, Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), and London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) with disputes ranging from US$1 million to US$ 6 billion.
Board Director, Granite Construction, Inc. (NYSE: GVA), 2017-present; Board Director, SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) Chair of Special Litigation Committee, 2018-January 2019 (SCANA merged with Dominion Energy on January 2, 2019); Chairman, Pegasus-Global Holdings, Inc. 2018-present; President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc. 2008-2018; US National Science Board, 2006-2012 (Vice Chair 2008-2010); Chief Executive Officer/President/Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Senior Consultant & Project Manager, The Nielsen-Wurster Group, Inc., 1981-2008; Chief Executive, Nielsen-Wurster Asia-Pacific PTY, Ltd., 2001-08; President Nielsen-Wurster/ESB, 1985-87; CH2M Hill, 1978-81.
Examples of pending and prior arbitrations and ADR matters include: Energy • Special Litigation Committee Chair of the Board of a public regulated utility regarding derivative action involving the construction and abandonment of a nuclear power plant. • UNCITRAL international arbitration between an equipment supplier/EPC contractor and oil and gas company conglomerate regarding delay and productivity issues on an LNG Plant. (Neutral Panelist) • Energy arbitration relating to alleged delay and productivity issues with respect to the construction of a large solar farm. (Neutral Panelist) • Wind energy dispute between the owner of a large wind power generation project and a large public utility over alleged curtailment issues involving technical engineering issues arising under a long-term power purchase agreement. (Panel Chair) • Energy U.S. domestic arbitration between two regulated public utilities regarding curtailment issues alleged to be the result of lack of prudent good utility practices in the maintenance of equipment under a Transmission Support Agreement. (Panel Chair) • Energy international construction ICDR arbitration between a Canadian general contractor and a Canadian subcontractor relating to alleged workmanship issues in the construction of a large power plant. (Panel Chair) • Commercial arbitration relating to disputes regarding certain coal leases under a long-term asset purchase and production agreement. (Panel Chair) • Dispute Review Board: Conversion of existing coal and oil-fired plant to a 674MW combined cycle plant under an EPC contract. (DRB Panel Chair) • Energy arbitration relating to the interpretation of the power purchase agreement (PPA) concerning payment of capacity and energy charges. (Neutral Panelist) • Energy construction arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor regarding alleged workmanship issues dealing with the drilling operations of a gas pipeline project. (Neutral Panelist) • Energy construction arbitration regarding a horizontal drilling and gas pipeline contract between a general contractor and a subcontractor regarding alleged breaches of contract relative to workmanship and delay and counterclaims regarding alleged non-payment for extra work performed due to unanticipated soil conditions. (Neutral Panelist) Construction/Commercial • International Commercial ICDR Arbitration between equipment supplier and EPC Contractor regarding dispute for non-payment and counterclaims with respect to equipment defects. (Sole Arbitrator) • Construction arbitration between the Owner and the Design-builder related to alleged breaches of contract, warranty and professional negligence covering work performed in the design and construction of a food processing facility. (Panel Chair) • Construction arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor related to alleged breaches of contract regarding payment of prevailing wages in accordance with the Davis Bacon Act under a government facilities contract. (Panel Chair) • Commercial arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor regarding alleged damages as the result of alleged defects in the construction of a dual phase extraction system. (Sole Arbitrator) • Construction arbitration between an owner and contractor regarding alleged breaches of contract, unpaid contract balances, delays, cost-overruns, change orders, productivity losses, consumer fraud, and workmanship on a large big box shopping complex development. (Neutral Panelist) • International ICDR arbitration between a U.S. owner and international European (German) supplier of machinery and equipment regarding alleged breaches under the purchase order agreements related to issues of delay and performance of machinery and equipment for an ethanol plant. (Neutral Panelist) • Commercial dispute between the EPA’s designated cleanup parties and the remediation contractor regarding an EPA environmental cleanup of a landfill for battery casings and acids concerning contract scope of work, soil sampling, waste disposal, and associated cost overruns and delay-related damages. (Neutral Panelist) • Construction arbitration between an Owner and Architect regarding alleged breaches of standard of care on an addition to a large hospital. (Neutral Panelist) • Construction Arbitration regarding alleged termination/abandonment of contract of a school project as the result of alleged non-payment. (Neutral Panelist) • Construction arbitration between homeowner and contractor regarding alleged latent defects. (Sole Arbitrator). • Commercial arbitration between an individual and a Debt Relief Company regarding a Consumer Protection Act complaint for damages alleging issues of conspiracy, criminal and predatory business practices in violation of State Statutes that protect customers from predatory debt adjuster fee practices. (Sole Arbitrator)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Training (Last 5 years only): o Improving Your Judgment-Better Negotiations, Mediations and Settlements Through Better Case Valuation, (AAA), 2017 o ICDR International Symposia in Advanced Case Management Issues, (ICDR), 2016 o Navigating the Evidence and Discovery Roadmap in Arbitration, AAA webinar, (March 2016) o CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (June 2015); Oxford, Jesus College
Project Management Professional (PMP#12), Project Management Institute (PMI); Certificate of Director Education (NACD) Professional Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), (Risk Management and Project Management Colleges) AACEi Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) International Registry of Professional Engineers in the discipline of Civil Engineering, Construction Management by the United States Council for International Engineering Practice (USCIEP) #131 Registered Professional Engineer: Wisconsin (#21784), 1982 New York (#060684-1), 1983 Arizona (#16978), 1984 New Jersey (#GE29321), 1985 Wyoming (#PE-4974), 1986 Florida (#44498), 1991 Washington (#28262), 1991 Colorado (#8566), 1992 Kentucky (#17690), 1993 Pennsylvania (#PE-046146_R), 1994 Georgia (#031939), 2007 Kansas (#19495), 2007 Ohio (#72 520), 2007 New Hampshire (#12184) Mississippi (#25328); 2014 Province of Manitoba, Canada (#15061), 1993 Australia (#1104740), 1995 Certified Examiner, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) #12046
(Partial listing): o Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2018 o National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, 2017 o Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors, 2017 o Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2015 o Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators, 2014 o AAA Outstanding Director, 2014 o Honorary Doctor of Science from the South Dakota School of Mines, 2011 o Presidential appointee to the U.S. National Science Board (2006-2012) o Member of the National Academy of Construction o First woman President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (2004) o Member of the Pan American Academy of Engineers; o Engineering News Record-Top Women in Construction o Purdue University Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award
.• Member of the AAA Mega Projects, Large Complex Cases, Construction, Energy, and Commercial Panels (Member of AAA Board of Directors and Past Chair of its National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee) • Member of the ICDR Panel of Arbitrators including its International Energy Arbitrators List • Member of the International Centre for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Energy, Construction and Cross Border Panels • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Panel of Arbitrators (CIArb) • Member of the USCIB ICC panel • Member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) North America Users Council • Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
o National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals o College of Commercial Arbitrators (Fellow) o Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Chartered Arbitrator, Fellow) o International Bar Association o American Bar Association o InterPacific Bar Association o International Council for Commercial Arbitration o London Court of International Arbitration o Society of Construction Law o National Association of Corporate Directors (Fellow) o American Nuclear Society; o American Society of Civil Engineers (Past President, Fellow) o Institution of Civil Engineers (UK, Fellow) o Engineers Australia (Fellow) o Project Management Institute (College of Scheduling, Past Board Chair) o Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Purdue University (BS, Civil Engineering-1978); New York Institute of Technology (MBA, Finance-1984); Kochi University of Technology (PhD, civil engineering-2005); Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (Certificate in Dispute Resolution-May 2014); Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (CiArb- May 2015).
(Last 5 years): • “Recommended Tools and Techniques for Effective Management of Arbitration Under ICC Arbitration Rules”, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Contributing Editor, 2018 • “After the Dust Settles-Exploring Common Causes and Cures of Mega-Project Failures”, Society of Construction Law, 8th Annual International Conference Proceedings, September 26-28, 2018. • “The Art of Allocating Risk in an EPC Contract to Minimize Disputes”, The Construction Lawyer, Journal of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Vol 38, No. 4, Fall 2018 • The Do’s and Don’ts of Arbitrator Interviews and Dilemmas Not Often Considered”, Juris, American Journal of Construction Arbitration and ADR, Vol 1, Issue 1, October 2017 • “Streamlining the Arbitration Process Through Innovative Methods of Handling Fact Witnesses”, IBA Construction Law International, Vol II, Issue 2, June 2016