Moore & Lee LLP

McLean Office

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Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 15

Firm Overview:
Moore & Lee was founded in 1998 by Robert M. Moore and Charlie C.H. Lee. Formerly partners in large law firms, Mr. Moore and Mr. Lee formed Moore & Lee with the goal of providing large firm experience, capability and services along with the personal attention, flexibility and efficiency associated with smaller firms. Although Moore & Lee has grown, with practice areas in construction, government contracts, commercial litigation and healthcare law, the firm has not waivered on its founding commitment – to deliver the highest quality services and outstanding results at an exceptional value.

Main Areas Of Practice:
Moore & Lee, LLP’s multi-national construction practice includes the representation of clients from all tiers of the construction industry including owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties and design professionals in state and federal courts, agencies, boards of contract appeals and alternative dispute resolution forums. The firm counsels, negotiates and resolves claims and disputes throughout the United States and in Europe, Asia and South America on projects that have included high-rise commercial buildings, power plants, schools, hotel-casinos, stadiums, wastewater treatment plants, retail commercial facilities, prisons, port facilities, dormitories, bridge and road projects and various types of process plants. Addressing all needs, Moore & Lee takes on both large-scale and smaller projects. From large multi-national developers and contractors to subcontractors and suppliers, the firm offers services related to the full range of the project lifecycle, including the following:
■ Draft and negotiate construction contracts
■ Advise on contract administration and performance issues
■ Prepare requests for equitable adjustment
■ Negotiate and resolve claims
■ Pursue and defend construction claims including claims related to delay, labor inefficiency, acceleration, cumulative impact, construction defects, change order disputes, mechanic’s liens and payment and performance bonds
■ Represent clients in construction disputes through litigation or alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration
■ Enforce and collect judgments

Government Contracts:
The government contracts practice at Moore & Lee, LLP encompasses all aspects of federal, state and municipal procurement to help clients navigate these complex processes and make it easier to do business. The firm maintains a sharp business perspective which allows it to assist prime contractors and subcontractors analyze and proactively work to avert potential problems before they arise. The firm offers integrated solutions in various areas to help clients:
■ Compete for and successfully perform government contracts
■ Understand contract formation, interpretation and administration
■ Pursue bid protests or defend contract awards before the GAO, procuring agencies and the Court of Federal Claims
■ Prepare and obtain recovery on requests for equitable adjustment and claims for constructive changes, extra work, acceleration, delay, disruption and termination
■ Litigate and settle claims under the Contract Disputes Act before the Boards of Contract Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims
■ Respond to government investigations and audits

Commercial Litigation:
Moore & Lee, LLP also represents clients in a wide variety of business and commercial settings and disputes, which enables the firm to offer a diversity of services and solutions. The firm’s experience and knowledge of wide-ranging complex legal issues allows it to effectively:
■ Negotiate and draft commercial contracts, leases, employment agreements, joint venture agreements and teaming agreements
■ Advise clients on various commercial contract issues including breach of contract, non-compete, non-solicitation, non-disclosure, commercial leases and license and sublicense agreements
■ Represent clients in a wide variety of commercial contract disputes in federal and state courts, mediation and arbitration From counseling clients on risks in advance of litigation, to conducting a trial and appeal, to enforcement of awards and judgments, Moore & Lee LLP helps clients achieve practical solutions and meet their business goals, schedules and budgets.