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Construction: Mediators - District of Columbia
"Andrew Ness is a go-to attorney for mediation." "Andrew is a terrific mediator and really smart - you can’t pull the wool over his eyes. He also knows how to handle difficult parties in a positive, polite and constructive way." "Top of the list for mediators and incredibly talented."
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Energy & Utilities
Engineering & Construction
International & Cross-Border
Andrew D. Ness, Esq., CIArb, has 40 years of domestic and international experience in resolving complex business disputes, with expertise in construction, engineering, design and energy issues. As an advocate, Mr. Ness represented contractors, engineers and other design professionals, as well as owners and developers, on a range of projects, including numerous megaprojects around the world.
Mr. Ness has served as an arbitrator, dispute review board member, mediator, advocate or consultant for a wide variety of major domestic and international projects across a wide variety of diverse jurisdictions and arbitral rules.
As a Neutral Evaluator Mr. Ness has been engaged on numerous occasions to provide a detailed, independent assessment of the merits of major disputes for use in mediations and settlement discussions.
A consummate professional, Mr. Ness is well known for cutting through entrenched positions to find creative, practical solutions. He combines intelligence and humor with outstanding problem-solving skills. One of his many strengths is the ability to distill complex facts and issues to their essence.
Mr. Ness also has extensive experience handling federal and state government projects and contracting issues, including manufacturing, production and project delays.