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Construction Attorney

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Construction Attorney job summary

We are looking for an experienced construction attorney to join our established team of legal professionals. The ideal candidate should have 3 years of construction industry legal experience and a proven track record of favorable dispute resolution and litigation experiences. Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills are needed as you will work closely with your clients to provide them world-class legal representation. If this sounds like you, we’d love to connect. Please apply today.


Ashburn, VA
Construction Attorney responsibilities
  • Review, modify, and create construction contracts, government contracts, and contractor agreements that protect from potential general liability and payment protection issues
  • Provide legal counsel to clients by analyzing their situation, defining their needs, and determining a proper strategy and course of action
  • Prepare legal documents, such as correspondence, motions, pleadings, briefs, and claims on behalf of the client
  • Resolve construction claims and disputes regarding contracts, construction defects, torts, payments, bond claims, and liens to avoid litigation and arbitration where possible
  • Mediate, negotiate, arbitrate, litigate, and argue motions on behalf of clients during legal proceedings in court
  • Supervise tasks assigned to administrative staff and paralegals and work with clerks to set up client billing, meetings, and wrap up of case projects
Construction Attorney qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree is required
  • Must be an active member of the ABA/local bar association
  • 3 years of litigation experience and dispute resolution as a defense attorney or general counsel is desired
  • Specialty in construction law is strongly preferred but not required
  • Current knowledge of the construction industry including labor law, contracts, processes, methods, building codes, and safety regulations is required
  • Ability to handle heavy caseload with little supervision
  • Strong writing skills, decision-making, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and communication skills are necessary
Construction Attorney compensation

$95,811 (National Average)


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