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USA 2022
Georgia Construction
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4 Ranked Lawyers

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Construction - Georgia
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Provides counsel on construction-related transactions and disputes for a varied client base. Deftly handles both courthouse litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Advises on a range of project developments, including power plants, sports stadia and transport terminals. Clients include public and private owners, design firms and contractors.

Strengths

"As a firm they are very professional and thorough in their work."

"Alston & Bird is on my short list of go-to outside counsel when complicated legal issues arise."

Work highlights

Advised Turner Construction Company in disputes alleging negligence of a concrete subcontractor after a fire broke out at a data center in South Carolina.

Notable practitioners

William Hughes is an experienced attorney and negotiates EPC and other construction contracts, as well as handling construction disputes.

John Spangler is acclaimed for his expertise handling construction disputes. He has additional transactional experience advising on joint venture agreements, project management agreements and contracts.

Deborah Cazan has a wide-ranging construction practice, which includes transactional and contentious matters pertaining to hospitality, energy and mixed-use projects, among others.
"She is very cordial and professional, listening to client concerns and reacting accordingly." "Deborah Cazan produces well-researched and well-written briefs and uses motions very effectively in litigation."

Mike Shanlever handles highly complex disputes arising out of a wide array of construction projects.
"Mike Shanlever is very knowledgeable in construction litigation and always responsive."

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William H Hughes Jr
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William H Hughes Jr
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John I Spangler III
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John I Spangler III
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Deborah Cazan
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Deborah Cazan
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Mike Shanlever
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Mike Shanlever
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