Lee C. Davis: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Lee C. Davis

Lee C. Davis

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Public-Private Partnerships
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8139
University Williams College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolEmory University School of Law, J.D., 1982 Order of Barristers
AdmittedDistrict of Columbia; New York; Georgia

Professional Activities

fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
Member, Public Contract Law and Litigation Sections and Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Construction Committee, Construction Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association

BornPort Jefferson, New York, September 21, 1956

With more than 30 years construction law experience, Lee Davis serves as lead counsel in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and mediations. Chair of Sutherland's Construction Industry Team and a member of Sutherland's Litigation Practice Group, Lee's experience as lead counsel in complex construction disputes runs the gamut of construction projects, including power plants, industrial facilities, wastewater treatment plants, hotels, resorts, condominiums, hospitals, shopping centers, office buildings and apartments. Lee resolves varied and diverse issues, including delay claims, acceleration claims, defective construction, differing site conditions, bid protests, government contracting, fraud and constitutional matters affecting the construction industry.

Lee advises major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, owners, municipal districts and material suppliers participating in large-scale industrial and commercial construction projects. For these clients, Lee has advanced and defended nine-figure claims, drafted contracts and provided advice on project management and claim avoidance.

Selected Experience

EPC contractor relies on Sutherland to resolve international EPC power plant claims and disputes.

Sutherland favorably settles multimillion-dollar power plant construction claims for client.

Sutherland represents an electrical contractor in disputes with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection over work at major water treatment facilities.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of construction (2009-2010, 2015)

fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of construction law (2005-2015)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of litigation - construction law (2003-2016) (Also at New York, New York Office)


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Lee C. Davis

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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