Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

James F Butler, III

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Practice Areas

Construction dispute resolution; international construction projects: contentious and non-contentious; international arbitration; EPC projects; government contracts; environmental law.


Consistently recognized as leading construction lawyer by Chambers USA, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers-Construction, and Georgia Super Lawyers.

Professional Memberships

Immediate Past Chair, International Construction Division, ABA Forum on Construction Law; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, IBA, International Construction Projects Subcommittee; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. Admitted: New York, Florida, Texas, Washington, North Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas and Georgia.


University of Kentucky College of Law, JD; Duke University, AB; Harvard University, Advanced Mediation Program.