Robert Crewdson > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Atlanta, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
ATLANTA, GA 30309-3450
United States

Work Department

Construction and Engineering; Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; International Arbitration; Real Estate


Partner; Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Construction Group


Robert Crewdson has a national and international practice focusing on the litigation and transactional needs of multi-national and national owners and contractors in the construction industry.

Robert handles significant disputes for owners and contractors across the country and around the world, including mediation, arbitration, and state and federal litigation matters. He has handled major disputes and litigation involving a wide variety of construction projects, including power plants, infrastructure projects, airport expansions, stadiums, mixed-use projects, healthcare facilities, office buildings, multifamily and projects and hotels. These matters have ranged from contractor terminations and extra work claims to delay claims and significant construction defect litigation.

He also advises clients with respect to the preparation of form contract documents, internal contracting and procurement policies, claims avoidance practices and in-house staff training.


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); National Multi Housing Council (NMHC); American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA); American Conference of Healthcare Executives (ACHE); Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives (GAHE)


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; M.A., College of William and Mary; B.A., University of the South

Lawyer Rankings

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

The ‘experience, intellect and resources‘ of the construction practice DLA Piper LLP (US) are brought to bear on projects across the US and internationally, in both contentious and non-contentious capacities. The team regularly represents clients in both the courts and in arbitration, and the practice is fully integrated with the firm’s real estate, litigation and financing teams, facilitating comprehensive project support on contracts and agreements. In Baltimore, Anthony Meagher concentrates on the arbitration and litigation of construction claims, the negotiation of construction contracts, and the litigation of other commercial disputes; he co-leads the practice with Robert Crewdson, frequent counsel to owners and investors, handling transactional matters and litigation. Brian Fielden has ‘in-depth knowledge of all things construction‘ and is a renowned figure in PPP projects, with a client list that includes the Global Infrastructure Investment Association. A number of the team’s recent big ticket litigations are being led by John Ducat, and of counsel Suzanne Karbarz Rovner is the name to note at the Chicago office. All named lawyers are based in Atlanta unless otherwise stated.