Mr. Bastianelli is a past Chair of the ABA Forum on Construction Law (ABA Forum) and received the Cornerstone Award from the ABA Forum. He is a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and has served on its Board of Governors and as the chair of its ADR and Public Contracts Committees. Mr. Bastianelli is also a past President of the Washington Building Congress.
Mr. Bastianelli has written and spoken extensively on construction and ADR topics. He was the co-editor of the ABA Forum’s book entitled Construction ADR. He was also a co-editor of the ABA Forum’s book entitled Federal Government Construction Contracts. He served as editor of The Construction Lawyer. He was also the first editor of The Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers.
Mr. Bastianelli was named the 2015 and the 2016 construction lawyer of the year globally by Who’s Who Legal. Chambers USA referred to him as “the dean of the Washington, DC construction bar” and Who’s Who Legal referred to him as “truly exceptional.”
Mr. Bastianelli received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University. He worked as a civil engineer for the Corps of Engineers and obtained his professional engineers license (now inactive). He received his law degree from the University of Louisville and served as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims before entering private practice.
Mr. Bastianelli is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Fourth Circuits and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
2015 and 2016 Who’s Who Legal construction lawyer of the year globally
Recipient of the Cornerstone Award from the ABA Forum on Construction Law
Best Lawyers in America, “Lawyer of the Year” in 2012 for Construction Law in Washington, D.C.
Chambers USA in Construction
The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation
Best Lawyers in America in Construction
Washington D.C. Super Lawyer in Construction/Surety; Top 100 Washington DC Super Lawyer, 2013, 2014, 2016
Recipient of Cornerstone Award from the ABA Forum of the Construction Industry
Publications & Presentations
Construction ADR, co-editor
Federal Government Construction Contracts, co-editor
The Construction Lawyer, past editor
The Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers, past editor
Construction Advisory Council for Thomson/West
News and Events
Can We Steal from International Arbitration to Improve Domestic Construction Arbitration?
2018 Construction SuperConference
The Art of Living Together: How Owners Can Improve Their Chances for a Successful Project
Thirty-Four Attorneys Across the Firm have been Named 2019 Best Lawyers In America
American College of Construction Lawyers
American Bar Association (Forum on the Construction Industry, Disputes Resolution and Public Contracts Committees)
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