Nick R. Hoogstraten

Nick R. Hoogstraten: Attorney with Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Nick R. Hoogstraten serves as Senior Counsel for the Construction and Government Contracts Groups in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. His practice focuses on all aspects of construction and government contracts litigation and counseling.

He has represented contractors before state and federal courts and boards of contract appeals, as well as in administrative and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Matters he frequently handles include bid protests, contract claims and requests for equitable adjustments, breaches of contract, delays and disruptions, mechanics’ liens, bond claims, performance defects, bid protests, terminations for default, and small and disadvantaged business issues. He also has extensive experience with Federal and State construction stormwater permitting requirements across the nation.

Mr. Hoogstraten is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia, the United States District Courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Federal Claims. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Kansas and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Mr. Hoogstraten is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry and Section of Public Contract Law.

Mr. Hoogstraten is a contributing author to the State-by-State Guide to Design and Construction Contract Contracts and Claims and State-by-State Guide to Architect, Engineer, and Contractor Licensing.

News and Events

Nick Hoogstraten Authored Article in The Washington Building Congress Bulletin

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Government Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.293.8815  Phone
202.293.7994  Fax
University Attended:
University of Kansas, B.A., with distinction
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland; 1986, Maryland; United States District Court for the District of Columbia; 1988, District of Columbia; United States Court of Federal Claims

Professional Associations

American Bar Association (Forum on the Construction Industry and Section of Public Contract Law)

•Maryland State Bar Association (Construction Law Section)


Peer Reviews

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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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