Edward DeLisle concentrates his practice in the areas of federal contracting, construction law, construction litigation and small business procurement and litigation. He has drafted and negotiated construction contracts, teaming agreements and joint venture agreements for subcontractors, contractors, developers and owners.
Ed also actively monitors the progress of his clients’ construction projects in order to safeguard those rights and remedies to which they are entitled. He has litigated, arbitrated and mediated complex construction and procurement cases in various jurisdictions and forums throughout the area.
Ed counsels clients in all aspects of small business procurement. He has assisted clients in obtaining certification as small and small disadvantaged businesses at the municipal, state and federal level. He has participated in bid protests involving Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, HUBZone and 8(a) set-aside contracts and regularly assists with responding to best-value procurements at the state and federal level.
Ed also assists companies, both foreign and domestic, in international disputes involving the United States Government. He is currently representing clients on matters involving Department of Defense work in Afghanistan and has done similar work for clients in Israel.
Ed has testified before congressional subcommittees and is a frequent lecturer and author on issues of concern to the construction and federal contracting industries. He has presented at the National 8(a) Association Conferences in Anchorage, Alaska; Orlando, FL; and Nashville, TN as well as at the AGC Federal Contractors Conference in Washington, DC.
Ed has also spoken at AGC of America’s national conference, where he discussed hot topics in federal government contracts. Ed has also lectured on how to appropriately team on federal projects, the SDVOSB verification process, changes in the SBA’s small business programs, effective project documentation, strategies to obtain payment on construction projects and the legal protections provided by the bond and lien laws of various states.
- Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D.
- Saint Joseph’s University, B.A. cum laude
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
- The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) – FAR Committee Chairman
- American Bar Association (ABA) – Small Business Committee
- Washington Building Congress (WBC)
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