A LEED certified attorney and former Assistant State Attorney, partner Michael Gibbons represents owners, developers, contractors, design professionals and subcontractors asserting a variety of construction claims (and defenses to such claims) including actions for breach of contract, delay, latent defects, water intrusion and mold, differing site conditions, extra work, indemnity and warranty. Michael Gibbons frequently counsels clients on issues related to construction claims of lien and surety bond claims and regularly represents clients in litigation and arbitration over construction claims of lien and payment and performance bond claims.
As an Assistant State Attorney, Michael tried over 65 cases through verdict ranging from battery and DUI to Armed Robbery and Felony Murder. Michael has tried a variety of civil cases including lien claims, bond claims, breach of contract, delay, latent defect, and mold claims. Additionally, Michael has experience litigating the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in federal court pursuant to the Convention on the Recognition of Foreign Arbitral Awards.
Accredited by the Green Building Certification Institute as a LEED Green Associate, Michael is a frequent speaker and author on the subject of managing risks in sustainable design and construction contracts.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael R. Gibbons