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Jeffrey G. Gilmore

Partner 
Chair, Construction Practice
8100 Boone Boulevard
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182
 
Tel:
703.761.2741
Fax:
703.448.1801
 
750 Ninth Street, N.W.
Suite 750
Washington, D.C. 20001

Jeffrey G. Gilmore's practice emphasizes domestic and international construction law involving a broad range of public and private matters, including EPC/design-build projects, healthcare, multifamily housing, power generation, petrochemical, and infrastructure projects (transportation, water, and public safety).

Jeff's experience includes all aspects of the construction life-cycle, and he advises developers, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals on the intricate details in executing complex construction contracts, overseeing project administration, and when the need arises, in the litigation of construction defect claims.

Handling construction matters across the United States as well as internationally for manufacturers, transit agencies, contractors, energy and utility owners, Jeff has been recognized for his experience in Chambers USA and The Legal 500, as well as recommended in the Southeast for Construction; The Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law; and the Virginia Business Legal Elite in the Construction category.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation as litigation counsel for major metropolitan utility owner in defense of claims approaching $100 million by EPC contractor for power facility.
 
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Representation of developer/owner of mixed-use complex (residential, retail, entertainment) in connection with termination of prime contractor and resolution of subcontractor disputes.
 
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Representation of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in connection with defense of $30 million in claims asserted by design builder arising out of extension of WMATA's Blue Line.
 
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Representation as litigation counsel for foreign based owner in relation to EPC contractor claims for nearly $200 million in damages for delays in constructing power generation facility.
 
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Representation as lead litigation counsel in litigating wrongful termination claims against owner.
 
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Representation of passenger rail system owner in defense of claims arising out of design-build contract for construction of power conversion facility.
 
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Representation of public owner in defense of claims of general contractor on project involving construction of municipal sanitary and storm sewer system.
 
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Representation of owner/developer of hydroelectric project against claims of contractor and turbine manufacturer.
 
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Representation of masonry and electrical contractors in claims on federal prison project.
 
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Representation of contractor in pursuit of claims arising out of construction of underground strategic petroleum reserve facility in southeast Texas.
 
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Representation of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) with respect to a variety of capital improvement initiatives, including construction phase disputes related to the underground Automated People Mover (APM) train system.
 
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Representation of EPC contractor in connection with claims on a bio-fuel facility.
 
 
Published Decisions
 
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Fujian Pacific Electric Company Limited v. Bechtel Power Corporation, No. C04-3126 MHP, (USDC Northern District of CA, 2004)
 
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Hawkeye Funding, Ltd. P'ship v. Duke/Fluor Daniel, 307 AD2d 828, 763 NYS.2d 574 (NY App.Div.1st Dep't, 2003)
 
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Choctaw Generation Ltd. v. American Home Assurance Company, 271 F.3d 403 (2nd Cir. 2001)
 
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Capital Indemnity Corporation v. The Mountbatten Surety Company, Inc.; (USDC for District of Maryland, 2001)
 
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ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation (North America, Inc.), v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation, et al., 14 F.Supp.2d 75, (USDC District of Columbia, 1998)
 
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Rose Marie Hospodor, Executor, v. ARINC, Inc., 956 F. Supp.1263; (USDC for District of Maryland, 1997)
 
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Cyberchron Corporation v. CallData Systems Development, Inc., 47 F.3d 39, (US Court of Appeals, 2d Cir., 1995)
 
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Franklin X. Davidson v. Morganti National, Inc., Civ. No. 3:96cv1053 (AHN); (USDC for the District of Connecticut, 1996)
 
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Urban Masonry Corporation, v. N&N Contractors, Inc., 676 A.2d 26, (DC Court of Appeals, 2d Cir., 1995)
 
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Edward T. Rappold, et al. v. Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, 246 Va. 10; 431 SE2d 302 (Supreme Court of Virginia, 1993)
 
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Fisk-Allied, a Joint Venture v. Manhattan Construction Company, Inc., 835 F. Supp. 334 (USDC Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division, 1993)
 
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MW Builders of Kansas, Inc. v. VT Properties, Inc. et al., 246 Va.255; 435 SE.2d 145 (Supreme Court of Virginia, 1993)
 
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Gust K. Newberg Construction Company v. County of Fairfax, et al., (US Court of Appeals, 4th Cir, 1992)
 
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Bush Development Corporation v. Harbour Place Associates, et al., 632 F.Supp.1359; (USDC for the Eastern of Virginia, Norfolk Division, 1986)
 
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Spinelli, Kehiayan-Berkman, SA v. Imas Gruner, AIA Associates, et al., 602 F. Supp.372, (USDC District of Maryland, 1985)
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2005-2018, Listed in Virginia for Construction Law and Litigation-Construction
 
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Chambers USA 2008-2017, Ranked in Virginia for Construction
 
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The Legal 500 2011-2016, Recommended for Real Estate & Construction - Construction
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2016, Listed in Virginia for Construction Litigation: Business, Construction/Surety, and Government Contracts
 
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Who's Who Legal, Listed for Construction, 2014
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2007-2008, 2010-11, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Construction Litigation, Construction/Surety, and Government Contracts
 
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The Legal 500 2010, Leading Lawyer for Construction
 
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The Legal 500 2009, Recommended in the Southeast for Construction
 
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Virginia Business Magazine, Recognized as one of Virginia's "Legal Elite" for Construction
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Construction Accounting - A Guide for Attorneys and Other Professionals, Co-Author, Chapter 7, "Contract Types and Accounting Issues Related to Changes in Price and Cost Reimbursement," American Bar Association, 2010
 
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Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law, Chapter Author, "Virginia Law," 2nd Edition, 2005-10
 
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The Economic Stimulus Plan and the Construction Industry, Author, "Stimulating Optimism for High-Speed Rail Development," March 2009
 
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Virginia Construction Law Deskbook, Chapter Author, "Contract Delivery Systems," 2008
 
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Design-Build Contracting Handbook, Chapter Author, "Design-Build Risks in the Transportation Arena," 2nd Edition, Aspen Law & Business, 2001
 
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Construction Briefings, Author, "The New AGC/ASA/ASC Standard Form Construction Subcontract," Federal Publications, Inc.
 
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Construction Briefings, Author, "Contractor Bankruptcy -- The Surety's Perspective," Federal Publications, Inc., March, 1992
 
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Construction Briefings, Co-Author, "Dealing With International Contracting Risks," Federal Publications, Inc., April 1986
 
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New England Builder, Co-Author, "Demolition, Renovation and Asbestos Dust," September, 1986
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
 
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Maryland State Bar Association, Member
 
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Virginia State Bar, Member
 
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Fairfax County Bar Association, Member
 
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American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Member
 
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Design-Build Institute of America, Member and General Counsel to Mid-Atlantic Region Board of Directors
 
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Washington Building Congress, Member
 
Related Professional Experience
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Supreme Court of Virginia, Law Clerk
 

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Jeffrey G. Gilmore

Practice
Construction
Education
J.D., William & Mary School of Law, 1982
B.A., Miami University, 1979; Economics
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Maryland
Virginia
 
 
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