David B. Raymond: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

David B. Raymond

Partner
Kansas City,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone816.983.8156

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate, Development & Construction
  • Construction & Design
  • Tax
  • Business Litigation
  • Governmental Ethics & Election Law
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 816.983.8156
Fax: 816.983.8080
http://www.huschblackwell.com/david-raymond/
 
University University of Missouri - Columbia, B.S., 1979; Rockhurst University, M.B.A., 1985
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 1988
 
Admitted1988, Missouri; 1989, Kansas
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Memberships

•Kansas Bar Association

•The Missouri Bar

 
Biography

A licensed professional engineer and a trial lawyer, David brings on-the-ground experience to Husch Blackwell's Real Estate, Development & Construction team. His practice focuses on all aspects of construction, from preparation and negotiation of contracts to pursuing and defending claims in lawsuits and arbitrations. David's link to the industry began before law school, when he worked as an engineer for a construction company. He's applied his industry experience in representing owners, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all stages of the construction process. He has helped clients in negotiating professional services, construction and design/build contracts for individual projects costing in excess of $100 million.

David's industry work has included:

•Serving as national counsel and advisor for an industrial and commercial coatings manufacturer on all product related claims and lawsuits throughout the United States.

Serving as construction counsel for a large Kansas City metropolitan school district in its $700 million capital improvement campaign.

Preparing and negotiating project management, construction, architectural and consulting agreements for a $140 million capital improvement campaign for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Serving as construction counsel for a Chicago-based company, handling all construction related claims during its bankruptcy.

Recognized as an industry leader among his peers, David has been named a Best Lawyer in the areas of Construction and Real Estate law since 2008.

Awards and Recognitions

The Best Lawyers In America, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, 2008-2014

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Construction/Surety, 2006-2012

Civic Involvement

Children's Museum of Kansas City, President, 2002

•Construction Industry Advisory Panel, Kansas City Region of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)

•Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, Counsel

Experience

Represented electric utility in connection with the turbine supply and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts for a 110 megawatt peaking facility in Kansas.

•Negotiated EPC contract for substation upgrades in connection with reactive power requirements of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on behalf of a large wind energy facility owner.

•National counsel and advisor for an industrial and commercial coatings manufacturer on all product related claims and lawsuits throughout the United States.

•Construction counsel for a large Kansas City metropolitan school district in its $700 million capital improvement campaign that involved 85 schools and other facilities.

•Prepared and negotiated project management, construction, architectural and consulting agreements for a $140 million capital improvement campaign for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

•Construction counsel for a Chicago-based company, handling all construction related claims during its bankruptcy.

•Assisted a Kansas City-based hospital with the negotiation of a multiyear agreement to outsource the hospital's maintenance staff.

•Advised and resolved a $5 million claim by one of the world's largest providers of professional technical services concerning a wind tunnel project in Southeast Asia.

•Represented one of the industry's leading manufacturers of refractory materials in a $1.4 million mechanic's lien lawsuit that sought compensation for work performed during the renovation of a power plant.

Business Insights



Business Insights

3.04.14 Best Practices for Managing Construction Delay and Interference Claims
Real Estate, Development & Construction Seminar Kansas City, MO

7.14.10 Missouri's New Residential Mechanic's Lien Procedure
Real Estate, Development & Construction Alert

In The News

10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 Lawyers of the Year
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Financial Services Energy & Natural Resources News Release

7.01.13 Husch Blackwell Advises Benefuel Inc., Securing a Joint Venture Agreement with Flint Hills Resources Renewables LLC
Energy & Natural Resources News Release

10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
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8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
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10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
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9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012
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10.13.10 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 Names 64 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; An Additional 20 Listed as Rising Stars
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10.22.09 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2009 Names 73 Husch Blackwell Sanders Attorneys
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Office Information

David B. Raymond

4801 Main Street, Suite 1000
Kansas CityMO 64112




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