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Pepper Hamilton LLP
3000 Two Logan Square, Eighteenth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799
United States
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Construction Practice Group


Albert Bates, Jr. is a partner in the Construction Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office. Mr. Bates focuses his practice on the resolution of domestic U.S. and international construction claims. He also advises clients on project planning and execution strategies, project management and project controls strategies, and change management on large construction projects. Mr. Bates has significant experience with megaprojects, EPC projects, and alternative project delivery systems, particularly in power generation, infrastructure and heavy industrial process facilities. He has acted as counsel on coal, gas-fired, solar, nuclear, biomass and hydroelectric power generation projects, tunneling projects, chemical plants, pharmaceutical plants, steel mills, coke and coal by-product plants, mass transit, bridge and highway projects, airports, mixed-use facilities, and sports and entertainment venues.


Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.


M.B.A., Finance, Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, 1987; J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1987, associate editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law; B.A., Economics and Political Science, cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College, 1983

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Pepper Hamilton LLP focuses its construction practice on contentious litigation, with a strong team of lawyers specializing in trials and dispute resolution. The team counts a number of contractors among its clients, including Bechtel, Sciame Construction and Aecom. Michael Subak chairs the group from the Philadelphia office, while Pittsburgh-based Albert Bates and Ralph Finizio are also noted.