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PROCOPIO BOOSTS CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE WITH PARTNER LAURENCE PHILLIPS
Procopio (USA - San Diego) continues the expansion of its internationally recognized construction team with the addition of Laurence R. Phillips as Partner.Mr. Phillips brings nearly 20 years of experience representing contractors, subcontractors/suppliers, developers and public agencies in all aspects of private and public works contracting. He handles a range of issues including contract drafting and negotiations, prevailing wage law counseling, bid protests, resolution of claims arising prior to project completion and, when necessary, resolution of claims through mediation, arbitration, administrative hearings, civil trials (including jury trials) and appeals.Mr. Phillips currently serves on the Federal Acquisition Regulation Committee of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and on the board of directors of San Diego ACE Mentor, Inc., and the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) – San Diego. He regularly speaks, provides training and publishes articles for the AGC, the CMAA, Aspen Publishers, Thomson Reuters and other trade associations and publishers.“Laurence’s significant construction litigation experience and deep knowledge of construction law provide a competitive edge in serving our clients,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “He is a strong addition to our team and we’re proud to welcome him to the firm.”Procopio’s attorneys in the construction law group represent all segments of the construction industry including owners, developers, public entities, general contractors, subcontractors, sureties and financial institutions. They provide guidance to clients on the legal issues that arise at all stages of public and private construction projects, and when needed, leverage a deep bench of first chair trial litigators. Based in California, Procopio’s construction team serves clients throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information on the construction law group, log on to Procopio.com.