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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Construction

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What the team is known for

Outstanding team which is regularly retained to advise on major infrastructure projects across the nation and abroad. Advises on all stages of the construction process, from contract negotiation through to complex delay claims and protests. Acts for a range of clients, including contractors, engineers and government entities. Sector expertise covers real estate, utilities and sports.

Strengths

A source says: "My overall impression of Seyfarth Shaw is that it is among the best in class. I never have any concerns that we are not getting the finest client services possible."

Work highlights

Drafted and negotiated construction contracts for PGP Development in the $1.5 billion Capitol Crossing Project in Washington.

Notable practitioners

Bennett Greenberg is equally capable of handling noncontentious contract negotiation and drafting as well as highly contentious construction disputes. He has extensive experience advising on stadium developments and government contract projects.
"He is a smart lawyer."

David Blake is praised for his construction practice, where he addresses a variety of matters, primarily designing and negotiating contracts.
"He is top-notch, dedicated and knowledgeable."

Richard Preston concentrates his practice on construction disputes arising from both public and private construction projects. He is active in domestic courts and alternative dispute resolution forums, and is further noted for his work in international arbitration proceedings, especially those arising from major infrastructure project developments.
"He is an excellent attorney, with tons of experience."

Sara Farabow 's practice covers both contract work and construction disputes covering a range of industry sectors. She has particular expertise in construction-related international arbitration proceedings.
"She is extremely knowledgeable, experienced and accessible." "She establishes very good client relations with her professional responsiveness."

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Overview

Seyfarth Shaw offers an “inception to completion” service for construction clients throughout all phases of the construction process. Although we have traditionally maintained a strong litigation dimension to the practice, our expertise extends to all non-contentious aspects of construction project development and government contracts work. Our client roster features a large number of contractors and engineers. We have extensive government contracts expertise representing both private parties contracting with the government and government entities. Significant expertise includes, handling protests, claims, and litigation. International work is a growing feature of the practice, and we continue to successfully expand our relationships with foreign construction companies and project owners operating overseas working on some of the largest international projects.

Seyfarth’s Washington, D.C. group forms the largest part of the firm’s national Construction Practice. We are particularly strong in handling large, complex project disputes such as those involving stadiums, infrastructure developments, power plants and wastewater treatment centers. To learn more about our litigation and counseling capabilities, visit http://www.seyfarth.com/Construction.

Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Industrial Engineering

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Sports

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Construction

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Location

975 F Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20004

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

District of Columbia

Construction


Bennett D Greenberg
Band 2
David A Blake
Band 4
Richard Preston
Band 2
Sara Beiro Farabow
Band 2