Construction Dispute Resolution

Haynes Boone is an industry leader in alternate dispute resolution (ADR) methods to resolve contract disputes. We recognize that litigation takes valuable resources from client projects, and work diligently to develop alternate means of resolving disputes that provide fair and cost-effective results.

Our attorneys are experienced in the use of ADR techniques such as mediation, mini-trials, and summary presentations to resolve multi-party claims. We leverage ADR methods on a wide variety of public, private, and international projects as a means of controlling costs and maintaining relationships.

Our experience spans hundreds of ADR proceedings representing contractors, owners, subcontractors, and design professionals involving disputes related to delay claims, CPM scheduling, differing site conditions, contract terms and specification interpretation issues, defective specifications, change order pricing, extra work claims, inefficiency claims, and contract administration.

Our attorneys are members of the American Arbitration Association, the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) and the College of Commercial Arbitrators and have been individually recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Arbitration and Mediation by Best Lawyers in America.

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Brian Vella Appointed to Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority
January 23, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Brian Vella has been appointed by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin to a four-year term to serve as a member of the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA). VNECA was established to make Virginia a national and global leader in nuclear energy. The Authority serves the Commonwealth of Virginia, institutions of higher education, nuclear energy companies, sup [...]