Andrew D. Ness

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Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202-879-3939

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  • Trial Practice
  • International Litigation and Arbitration
  • Government Contracts Counseling and Litigation
 
University Stanford University, B.S.E.E., 1974
 
Law SchoolHarvard University, J.D., 1977
 
Admitted1977, California; 1980, District of Columbia; 1981, Virginia
 
Memberships Member and Chair-elect, Forum on the Construction Industry; Chair, Publications Committee, 2008-2010; Governing Committee Member, 2007-2009, American Bar Association. Fellow:
 
Biography

Tau Beta Pi. Law Clerk to Judge Robert F. Peckham, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1977-1978.

 
ISLN904186985
 

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Arbitration for One is Not Arbitration for All: Sixth Circuit Allows Lawsuit Against Indirect Parties Following Consolidated Arbitration
Scott W. Cowan,Taylor L. Freeman,Kent W. Lindsay,Andrew D. Ness,Stephen V. O'Neal, October 16, 2014
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit allowed a subcontractor's lawsuit against design professionals to proceed even though all parties had previously participated in a consolidated arbitration proceeding over the same issues. W.J. O'Neil Co. v. Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson...

Texas Supreme Court Applies Economic Loss Rule to Limit Tort Claims by Contractors Against Owner's Design Professionals
Scott W. Cowan,Christopher H. Domingo,Daniel D. McMillan,Andrew D. Ness,J. Laurens Wilkes, August 21, 2014
In a June 20 decision, the Texas Supreme Court applied the economic loss rule to preclude a direct claim for negligent misrepresentation by a construction contractor against an owner's architect based on flawed design documents. LAN/STV v. Martin K. Eby Constr. Co., No. 11-0810, 2014 Tex. LEXIS...

Are Your Construction Contracts' Forum-Selection and Choice-of-Law Clauses Enforceable?
Kent W. Lindsay,Daniel D. McMillan,Andrew D. Ness,Kevin O'Brien,Stephen V. O'Neal, June 24, 2014
While typically relegated to the last pages of a construction contract, forum-selection and choice-of-law clauses control every aspect of the parties' respective obligations and liabilities undertaken on a project. Issues like payment, suspension of work and termination, good faith and fair...


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Andrew D. Ness

51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001-2113




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