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


Partner and Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s US 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.


Construction Section; 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 DLA Piper LLP (US) construction team stretches across the firm’s various US offices, with work ranging from large litigation or arbitration cases, to contracts and transactional-based advice for mixed-use, public service or entertainment venues. Anthony Meagher who co-chairs the practice in Baltimore along with Robert Crewdson in Atlanta, focuses on contentious matters, having successfully represented Buzzi Unicem USA in dismissing a $52m excess claim from a subcontractor, along with other project terminations and defect issues. Crewdson handles disputes work, but also handles much of the firm’s high-end transactional work. Also from the Atlanta office, Brian Fielden has a reputation for global work among project managers and contractors, having led with Italian colleagues on the $2bn construction of AS Roma’s new stadium.