Porter Hedges LLP

David Peden

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Practice Areas

David Peden heads the firm’s Construction Section. He has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration of construction, insurance, surety and commercial issues.

David frequently represents owners, lenders, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in claims; disputes; arbitration and litigation; contract documents; mediation services; commercial, industrial, offshore, multi-family, and surety trials and appeals of contractual disputes; supply contracts; deceptive trade practices; and breach of warranty. His industrial construction experience includes disputes related to pipelines on and offshore, storage facilities, vessel failures, turbines, jack up rigs, cogeneration plants, welding, delays, insurance claims, man power efficiency, and equipment failures. His commercial construction experience includes design and construction defects, extra work and acceleration claims, and multi-party case management and trials.

Professional Memberships

David served as Chair of the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section. He is a member of the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, Construction and Litigation Sections of the Federal, American, Texas and Houston Bar Associations and the Houston Chapter of the Association of General Contractors.