Experience as a Arbitrator

Has served as an arbitrator or an advocate representing construction industry parties in cases involving construction issues. Over 100 separate cases have been mediated to date as a party advocate or as a mediator for matters in litigation or in arbitration before the AAA. Approximately 5 have concerned residential projects. The balance has concerned substantial commercial construction projects with completed construction values ranging from $100,000 or less to those over $150,000,000. The cases have involved project owners, general contractors, large and medium-sized subcontractors and vendors, design professionals, and the parties’ respective insurers and sureties. The claim values in dispute have ranged from the low $100,000’s to $90,000,000, and from straightforward single-issue breach of contract claims to disputes with interwoven and competing claims for delay, disruption, scheduling impacts, defective plans and specifications, interference by multi-prime contractors, differing/hidden site conditions and the like. 


The disputes have involved new retail developments and large-scale renovations, new hotels and renovations, new commercial class “A” office buildings, regional shopping centers – including new construction and renovations, government facilities including military commissaries, hospitals and army housing, residential subdivision infrastructure projects, industrial manufacturing plants, pulp/paper processing-production plants, public university student sport and recreation centers, fabric membrane shelters for mass transit projects and decorative installations for various public settings, retractable roofing installations for massive soccer sports arenas and many other projects.