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Williams Mullen

Construction

4 ranked lawyersBand 2VirginiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers clients a full range of contractual services, including preparation, review and negotiation, on complex development projects. Also represents clients on disputes, including regular handling of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Particular strength in matters pertaining to federal government construction works. Clients include contractors, subcontractors, developers and sureties. Notable work on both civil and heavy construction projects, including infrastructure developments.

Strengths

One impressed client says: "The firm is outstanding and at the top of our list from a construction law standpoint."

Another notes: "They provide exceptional quality at a good value."

A source comments: "They bring the experience of lawyers that understand the construction business and business in general to help guide, inform, counsel and support decisions."

Work highlights

Represented Donohoe Construction Company in a dispute with a subcontractor relating to claims of unpaid extra work.

Notable practitioners

Arnie Mason has a broad practice in the construction law space, advising contractors, subcontractors and owners on contractual negotiations as well as disputes over claims for delay and defective work.
"He is exceptional; he is very thorough and has good interpersonal skills with all stakeholders on both sides of issues."

Brian Cashmere handles all manner of disputes for clients in the construction sector, with a particular focus on representing contractors. His expertise includes claims relating to both public and private construction projects.
"Brian is extremely effective, respected, prepared and knows not only the law but also how to frame and present arguments." "A go-to attorney."

Senior associate Melisa Roy handles a broad range of both noncontentious and contentious construction work relating to private and public projects, including government construction contracts.

Robert Cox serves as chair of the construction practice group and enjoys an excellent reputation for his longstanding expertise in this space, which includes handling contractual negotiations as well as construction and surety disputes.

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Virginia

Construction


Arnie Mason
Band 3
Brian Cashmere
Band 2
Melisa Roy
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Robert K Cox
Band 1