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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
2300 N STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON DC 20037-1122
United States
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United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP fields a construction counseling and dispute resolution practice with a strong country-wide record in assisting with fiercely contested, critical and high-value disputes. The group is represented across the firm’s Washington DC, San Francisco and Houston offices and its portfolio of matters span the country and also include a number of projects abroad. Clark Thiel coordinates the global construction group from the San Francisco office, while in Washington DC, construction group vice-chair Melissa Lesmes focuses her practice on complex construction claims and insurance coverage disputes. Charles Conrad is based in Houston and has recently acted in contentious matters regarding multi-billion dollar projects and together with Thiel and Lesmes makes up the leadership team. In San Francisco, John Heisse is a renowned figure in the market, assisting global developers, builders, owners and designers with every phase of complex public and private construction; and Robert James comes with client recommendation as ‘a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney in design, construction and real estate issues‘.