Michael Donnelly represents both public and private parties in connection with drafting of contracts, bid issues and dispute resolution in a wide variety of construction matters. He recently assisted a successful bidder in defending a challenge to a public bid for the purchase of municipal property, ultimately obtaining a written apology and a six-figure settlement on a vexatious litigation claim arising from the challenge. Michael has represented the owner with respect to contract negotiations for the construction of a 14.6 MW gas powered generator project. His dispute resolution experience includes jury and courtside trials, appeals, arbitration and mediation. He also successfully defended a $3,000,000+ mechanic’s lien case in Federal Court. In addition to obtaining a decision for the defense on the plaintiff’s claims, he obtained a decision in the client’s favor for more than $1,000,000 on a counterclaim. In addition to construction work, Michael also represents both for profit and nonprofit entities in litigation over environmental issues. He has also enjoyed assisting clients in protecting their interests by filing and collecting on aircraft liens.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Donnelly