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Akerman LLP

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What the team is known for

Advises clients on every stage of construction projects, including procurement, acquisition, development and financing. Regularly handles work involving large infrastructure projects, while also advising on matters relating to government facilities, hospitals and corporate headquarters. Also litigates claims pertaining to public and private construction projects. Notable experience handling US government construction projects in the Middle East.

Work highlights

Represented the Architect of the US Capitol in multimillion-dollar claims including allegations of delay and inefficiency brought by the contractor Washington Gas Light Company in relation to the construction of a cogeneration project at the Capitol Power Plant in DC. All claims were dropped.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Gilmore continues to serve as chair of the firm's construction department. He regularly handles complex litigation as well as providing noncontentious advice on infrastructure and development projects.

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Overview

Akerman manages the legal aspects of major construction initiatives and infrastructure projects around the world, providing practical counsel on contract formation and administration issues, as well as construction litigation, arbitration, and mediation services. We are recognized for our experience in transportation, energy, public infrastructure, housing, government facilities, and healthcare projects.

Our team serves a wide array of sector players including contractors, public and private owners, designers, insurance carriers, sureties, and lenders. We advise clients on the selection of project delivery systems, risk allocation strategies, government contracting, and the negotiation of contract documents (construction and design), procurement procedures, and construction liens.

Service Offerings

  • Construction Contract Formation & Administration
  • Construction Liens, Surety Bonds, Performance Guarantees & Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Defective Chinese Drywall Defense
  • Government Contracts
  • Government, Military & Institutional Construction
  • Power Generation, Petrochemical & Process Construction
  • Transportation & Public Infrastructure

Members
Clients

Architect of teh Capitol

Avalon Bay

Berlin Station - Cate Street Capital

CECO Construction

Millcreek Residential Trust

Rizzani de Eccher Spa

TIC Industrial

Twining Properties LLC

Vornado and Charles E. Smith

WMATA

Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals

Real Estate

Retail

Sports

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Construction Department

Akerman LLP

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Department location

8100 Boone Boulevard

Suite 630

Tysons Corner

Virginia

USA

VA 22182

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Jeffrey G Gilmore
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