Brian Neal Krulick

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Brian Krulick is Of Counsel in Smith, Currie’s Washington, D.C. office practicing in the areas of construction litigation and government contracts representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and sureties. He has extensive experience in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and has practiced in state and federal courts, bankruptcy court, international arbitrations, and administrative agencies. In addition to being a skilled litigator, Brian regularly prepares and negotiates contracts for owners and contractors, and has advised clients throughout the contracting process, domestically and in Central America and Asia.

Honors and Awards

Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2010

Articles & Publications

•Author: “A Cautionary Tale for International Contractors,” Government Construction, Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2016.
•Author: “Avoiding a Pitfall: The Interstate Land Sales Disclosure Act,” Building Edge, Spring 2008.
•Almost Nothing Is Impossible


•ASA-Smith Currie Corporate Wellness Seminar - June 1, 2018 - National Harbor, MD
•Smith Currie’s 48th Annual Update Seminar - March 22-23, 2018 - Atlanta, GA

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-454-0170  Phone
703-649-6240  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Florida, B.A., Political Science, 1999
Law School Attended:
Rutgers University Law School, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia; Florida; U.S. District Court District of Columbia; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida

Professional Affiliations

•Virginia Bar Association
•District of Columbia Bar Association
•The Florida Bar
•American Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represented the general contractor of a four star hotel in Washington, D.C. against the lead designer and architect concerning defective design of below grade structures.; Represented a general contractor in ASBCA appeal concerning the construction of tunnels and shafts on the McCook Reservoir Project (Chicago, IL).; Represented an Owner in a dispute with EPC contractor over the finance and construction of a 300MW coal-fired CFB power plant in Guatemala. The case proceeded through a multi-week Evidentiary Hearing before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. Client ultimately received a Final Award of over US$300 million in its favor and which defeated nearly all of the contractor's US$800 million counterclaims.; Represented international contractor in ICC arbitration in a dispute with an owner regarding the design and engineering of a petrochemical plant in Egypt.; Represented multi-national industrial manufacturing corporation in a dispute with a general contractor regarding the design, construction and installation of coal-fired steam turbine generators for a municipal power plant in the Midwest.; Recovered losses sustained by surety from its agent/bond producer for breach of agency agreement, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligent misrepresentation regarding the bond producer's qualifications and failure to provide adverse information regarding contractors.; Obtained a multi-million dollar judgment after trial for a government contractor in a dispute regarding the Uniform Trade Secrets Act regarding the theft technical proposals to the federal government and proprietary electronic medical claims processing systems.; Represented international outsourcing company in a dispute with a Florida-based telemarketing and internet services firm and successfully obtained final judgment in excess of $2 million after a one week bench trial.; Lead counsel representing financial institutions in state, federal and bankruptcy court regarding special assets and commercial foreclosures in cases involving assets in excess of $100 million.; Served as lead counsel for a New York based electronics components broker against Fortune 100 manufacturer of military weapons systems in a complex commercial dispute regarding the acceptance, rejection, authenticity and functionality of electronic parts supplied.; Represented international steel corporation regarding sound transmission issues associated with a pre-fabricated flooring system installed in a high- rise condominium.; Represented general contractor in an AAA arbitration regarding the installation of bath tubs, shower stalls and tiling in a luxury high-rise condominium tower.

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (2 reviews)
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  • 4.6/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/14/12 in Civil Litigation

  • 4.4/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 09/14/12 in Commercial Foreclosure

    I have had only one case with him . He was available when we needed to talk and handled himself professionally in court. His pleadings were of good quality.

    I have had only one case with him . He was available when we needed to talk and handled himself professionally in court. His pleadings were of good quality. Read less

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