Christopher A. Taggi

Christopher A. Taggi: Attorney with Asmar, Schor & McKenna, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Christopher Taggi represents nationally-known new home builders, commercial owners and developers in all phases of their operations, from contract drafting, to risk management, to litigation and dispute resolution. Mr. Taggi has an extensive amount of first-chair litigation experience, having tried over one hundred cases in various state, federal, and administrative courts. Substantively, his practice areas include alternative dispute resolution, construction defects litigation, condominium law, contracts, liability avoidance, real estate disputes, personal injury, and insurance coverage; he also has significant past experience with state and federal workers' compensation law. He has lectured lawyers and construction industry professionals on mold litigation and strategies for minimizing and allocating risk in commercial and residential construction projects. Mr. Taggi earned a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in All Subjects from Cornell University in 1994. In 1997, he received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit.

Areas of Practice (103)

  • Construction Law
  • Architectural Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Equipment Liability
  • Construction Finance
  • Construction Insurance
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Mediation
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Workouts
  • Contractor Performance Bonds
  • Contractors Liability
  • Materialmens Liens
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Works
  • Structural Work Act
  • Stucco Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Bid Protests
  • Defense Contract Fraud
  • Defense Contracts
  • Federal Contracts
  • Government Construction Contracts
  • Government Contract Arbitration
  • Government Contract Cost Accounting
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • Government Procurement
  • International Government Contracts
  • Local Government Contracts
  • Public Bidding
  • Public Contract Law
  • Public Works Contracts
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Negligence Defense
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Architects and Engineers Liability
  • Architects and Engineers Malpractice
  • Design Professionals Liability
  • Design Professionals Malpractice
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Land Sales
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Mold Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-689-6026  Phone
202-244-4264  Phone
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.A., with distinction, 1994
Law School Attended:
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997, Virginia; 2001, District of Columbia; 2001, Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Virginia State Bar (Member, Construction & Public Contracts Law Section).
Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (15 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/23/12 in Construction Claims

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 04/23/12 in Construction Defects

    I worked with Chris for a year and he was an excellent construction attorney. I know that well known construction lawyers really were interested in working with him and that he has made a great impression on the construction law community.

    I worked with Chris for a year and he was an excellent construction attorney. I know that well known construction lawyers really were interested in working with him and that he has made a great impression on the construction law community. Read less

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