Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC

Construction Department

Virginia
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What the team is known for Specialist construction firm that regularly works with clients on dispute resolution and mandates relating to government contracts. Possesses deep expertise and experience in the mediation and arbitration of major international disputes, including claims for increased costs. Also represents clients in connection with contract drafting, bidding and negotiation. Especially strong on projects in both Europe and the Middle East.

Notable practitioners

Brian Vella enjoys an excellent reputation for his longstanding expertise in the construction arena. He expertly represents contractors, engineers, designers and owners in the full spectrum of construction-related disputes.

Richard Smith possesses more than four decades of experience in construction and contract disputes. He offers expertise in public and private contracts, notably in delay, inefficiency and extra work claims. He frequently acts as a mediator in construction disputes.

Val McWhorter has extensive experience handling construction disputes arising from both public and private construction contracts. He is highly regarded for his track record in mediation.