Mr Bennett Greenberg > Seyfarth Shaw LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
975 F STREET, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20004
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States
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Work Department

Construction

Position

Mr. Greenberg is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the firm’s national construction practice and concentrates his practice in design and construction law. His work includes negotiating and drafting contracts setting forth the rights and responsibilities of the various parties to complex construction projects. He also counsels clients on procurement-related issues, contract administration, risk management, and dispute avoidance, and has extensive experience preparing claim documentation in support of equitable adjustments to contracts. Mr. Greenberg has successfully mediated, litigated, and arbitrated large complex, multi-party construction disputes. Mr. Greenberg represents public and private sector owners, contractors, and design professionals in the design-build process. He has advised and educated clients on alternative project delivery systems, prepared and responded to request for proposals, drafted and negotiated design-build contracts structuring the relationships between the design-build participants, and has counseled clients on administering design-build contracts.

Career

Mr. Greenberg has served as an arbitrator in numerous AAA cases, and is extremely active in the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). Mr. Greenberg is Special Legal Advisor to DBIA’s Board of Directors. Mr. Greenberg took the lead in drafting DBIA’s new model contracts documents, and was the recipient of the 1998 DBIA Leadership Award for his work on the new model form documents. Mr. Greenberg has authored numerous construction law articles and lectures throughout the country on construction law topics.

Memberships

Design-Build Institute of America

Education

– J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (1981) – B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, summa cum laude Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Hall of Fame)

Bennett GreenbergSeyfarth Shaw LLP

A very strong firm that delivers top talent‘, Seyfarth Shaw LLP fields a construction practice recognized as a major player in the market, regularly engaged on some of the most significant, critical infrastructure and development projects in the United States and abroad. The team maintains strong local presence too, with hub offices across the country. Alison Ashford leads the New York construction practice and co-chairs of the national group. Her primary focus is on structuring complex infrastructure and development projects, drafting and negotiation of a broad range of project agreements. Michael McKeeman is a fellow co-chair and the firm’s key figure in California, handling disputes for owners, prime contractors, and subcontractors on private as well as public construction projects. Another name to note for contentious matters is David Blake, praised for his ‘ease in communicating‘, and alongside him in Washington DC is experienced practitioner Bennett Greenberg whose current workload includes a number of the most notable PPP projects in the country. Further lawyers with client recommendation include ‘excellent litigatorJason Smith, the ‘very knowledgeable and incredibly detailedSara Beiro Farabow, and her ‘communicative, clear and concise‘ associate Michael Wagner .