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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
975 F STREET, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20004
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)

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Recognized by clients for its ‘exceptional judgment‘, Seyfarth Shaw LLP fields a sizeable team with a strong presence across the US, acting for a variety of stakeholders in large and complex projects. A key contact in New York is practice co-chair Alison Ashford, who has has expertise in structuring and negotiating development projects ranging from airports and rail stations to high-rise residential housing. Joint practice head Michael McKeeman in San Francisco focuses on dispute resolution for owners, prime contractors, and subcontractors, in relation to both private and public construction projects. Also on the contentious side, Washington DC-based David Blake is rated by clients as ‘an excellent communicator, thoughtful and an avid problem solver‘. Another name to note in DC is Bennett Greenberg, who has vast experience negotiating and drafting contracts for some of the most complex projects in the US market.