George D. Wenick

George D. Wenick: Attorney with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP
  • Partner at Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP (64 Attorneys)
  • 2700 Marquis One Tower, 245 Peachtree Center Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303
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Biography

George D. Wenick is a Partner in the Atlanta office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. B.S. University of Pittsburgh 1972; J.D. University of Pittsburgh 1975; Senior Claims Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Penn. Department of Transportation, 1975-1984. Member: State Bars of Georgia and Pennsylvania; Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association; Construction Industry Forum of the American Bar Association.

George has extensive national experience in public and private contracts, coupled with international experience primarily in China, Latin America, and Europe. Recent Significant Matters: Represented contractor in successful bid protest and eventual award of $350 million contract for expansion of a major international airport; Represented contractor in bid protest concerning U.S. Government’s award of a $100 million contract for satellite terminals; Represented constructor against construction manager in litigation concerning anthracite-burning power plant in Hanfeng, Shaanxi Province, PRC; Represented general contractor in bi-lingual arbitration against a Latin American Government, resulting in $51 million award in the contractor’s favor; Represented EPC contractor in ICC arbitration in Paris against Italian developer concerning construction of two gas-fired power plants.

Recognized repeatedly by Chambers USA, Legal 500, and Georgia Super Lawyers. Languages: French, Spanish, and Italian.

Experience

•Convention Center and Hotel Complex outside Washington, D.C.
•Emory University Student Housing
•Fifth Runway at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
•Fifth Runway Bridge Over I-285 in Georgia
•Fifth Runway Sitework at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
•Gas-Fired Electric Power Plant near Newark, New Jersey
•Killen Station in Ohio
•Large Manufacturing Facility in Ohio
•Luis Munoz International Airport in Puerto Rico
•Port of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas
•Power Generating Facility in Florida
•Power Plant in China
•Road Construction in Georgia
•Satellite Earth Terminals
•Satellite Terminals in Georgia
•Training Facility at Pope Air Force Base
•Turbine Peaking Plant in Connecticut
•Turbine-Powered, Gas-Transmission Stations in Pennsylvania
•Waste Coal Plant in West Virginia
•Condominium Complex in Bay County, Florida
•Special Operations Facilities, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina

Presentations

•SCH Annual Construction Law Update Seminar - February 26-27, 2015 - Atlanta, GA
•February 21-22, 2013 - SCH Construction Law Update Conference 2013, Atlanta, GA
•November 15, 2012 - 3rd Annual Federal Construction Law Update Seminar
•November 1, 2012 - Best Practices for Contracting with the Federal Government

Other Experience

•Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Senior Claims Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, 1975 - 1984
•Smith & Fleming, Partner, 1984 - 2000

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Law
  • False Claims Act Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Litigation
  • Surety Bonds & Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404.582.8037  Phone
404.688.0671  Fax
www.smithcurrie.com
University Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, B.S.
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975
Admission:
1985, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1975, Pennsylvania; 1985, Georgia; 1983, U.S. Supreme Court
Languages:
French and Spanish and Italian
ISLN:
902846041

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