January 26, 2022

Volume XII, Number 26

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W. Alexander Burnett

Alex Burnett focuses his practice on construction litigation, bankruptcy & creditors' rights, real estate litigation, including landlord/tenant matters, as well as general commercial litigation.

Alex serves as chair of the Virginia Bar Association's Construction and Public Contracts Law Section. He serves a broad spectrum of clients involved in the construction industry, including banks, owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. He actively participates in client’s construction projects by drafting or revising contracts, advising clients of their rights throughout a project, and regularly litigating and arbitrating on behalf of clients, including prosecuting and defending mechanic’s liens, mechanic’s lien enforcement, payment and performance bond claims.

In his bankruptcy practice, he advises and represents all types of creditors including but not limited to secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, construction contractors, landlords, tenants, suppliers, owners and other types of parties in all types of bankruptcy cases, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. Recently, he has represented defendants in adversary proceedings, such as preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, lien strips, and violations of the automatic stay, bringing a litigator's perspective and experience to those cases. He has moved and obtained relief from the automatic stay for creditors. He has responded to subpoenas and other discovery. He has objected to a debtor’s discharge, and filed many proofs of claim and plan objections.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by W. Alexander Burnett

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