Stewart Shurtleff

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Biography

Stewart Shurtleff is a Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s Dallas office focusing on construction law, construction dispute resolution, surety law, and commercial litigation.

Bio

Board Certified in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Shurtleff represents general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, and real estate owners and developers in a wide array of construction-related issues, including breach of contract, breach of warranty, mechanic’s liens, bond claims, surety matters, collections, construction defects, contract termination, and delay and disruption claims, as well as general business matters. He frequently acts as outside general counsel to general contractors and other clients.

Mr. Shurtleff most recently served as a member of the Board of Directors of TEXO, the largest commercial contractor’s association in Texas representing the North and East Texas chapters of both The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). He is also a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and is the 2019 Secretary of the Construction Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association where he is an active member. Mr. Shurtleff has been named a Super Lawyers ‘Texas Rising Star’ from 2012-2018 and in 2016, he was named TEXO Young Constructor of the Year resulting from his extensive work with the TEXO Young Constructors Council, where he served as a steering committee member for five years and the Chairman in 2015.

Awards and Recognitions

Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2018

TEXO Young Constructor of the Year, 2016

Publications & Presentations

Moderator, “State Politics and the Election Cycle”, 2018

Moderator, “Discussing Legislative Issues and Preparing for a Visit to the State Capitol”, 2017

Moderator, “Construction Industry Challenges”, Panel Discussion, 2014

Moderator, “Issues on a Distressed Project”, 2014

Speaker, “The Subcontract: With Emphasis on Key Clauses from the General Contractor’s and Subcontractor’s Perspectives”, 2014

Moderator, Risk Management Round Table, 2013

Speaker, “Social Media in Your Practice”, 2013

Speaker, “Creative and Unconventional Discovery - Strategies & Techniques”, 2012

Speaker, “Managing Contractual Risk in 2012”, 2012

Speaker, “American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, Division I”

Speaker, “Basic Course in Construction Law” State Bar of Texas - Construction Law Section Conference

News and Events

Attorneys Stewart Shurtleff, Jackson Mabry, and Cornelius “Lee” Banta, Jr. Join National Construction Law Firm Peckar & Abramson in the Firm’s Dallas and Houston Offices

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Surety
  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.523.5100  Phone
214.521.4601  Fax
www.pecklaw.com/attorney/stewart-shurtleff
University Attended:
Houston Baptist University, B.A., Cum Laude
Law School Attended:
Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
2004
Admission:
2004, Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Memberships:

Memberships

Construction Lawyers Society of America, Fellow

Dallas Bar Association

Home Builders Association of Greater Dallas

TEXO, Young Constructors Council, Board of Directors, 2018-2020

Birth Information:
Beaumont, Texas, October 7, 1978
ISLN:
918074896

Peer Reviews

4.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 04/09/12 in Construction Defects

    Excellent attorney that is honest and has integrity.

    Excellent attorney that is honest and has integrity. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 04/05/12 in Construction Litigation

    Stewart is a genuine and courteous attorney, and a very good advocate. I have been both adverse to Stewart and co-defendants with him, and I can easily say I would rather have him on my side. Stewart also invests his time outside of work to fully u... Read more

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    Stewart is a genuine and courteous attorney, and a very good advocate. I have been both adverse to Stewart and co-defendants with him, and I can easily say I would rather have him on my side. Stewart also invests his time outside of work to fully understand the inner workings of the construction industry, in which the bulk of his clients are involved. I think it telling that he was recently elected by those individuals to a leadership position in an industry group. Read less

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