Mark J. Groff has litigated contract claims before federal and state courts, boards of contract appeals and arbitration panels and advises clients regarding bid-protest issues. He has extensive experience in contract drafting, construction scheduling issues, and the mediation and settlement of contract claims. Throughout his career, Mark has represented owners, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors and sureties in a wide variety of project types, including:
- Design-build projects
- Power plants
- Chip and processor fabrication plants
- Wastewater treatment facilities
- Office buildings
- Commercial construction projects.
- Practice focuses on construction and government contract issues, including litigation.
- Advised a prime contractor in the prosecution of claims for changes and delays against a public owner and design professional related to a light-rail project in New Jersey.
- Acted on behalf of a prime contractor in defense against claims from a subcontractor relating to the construction of a new solar power generation facility on the U.S. Army military installation at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
- Represented a prime contractor in the prosecution of claims for changes and delays against the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.
- Represented a public owner in the prosecution of claims against a prime contractor and an engineering firm related to the construction of the Silver Spring Maryland Transit Center.
- Counseled a prime contractor in the prosecution of Contracts Disputes Act claims under design-build contracts with the U.S. Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Air Force.
- Member, Advisory Council for Contract Content, ConsensusDocs.
- Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America.
- Fellow, Project Management College of Scheduling.
- J.D., The George Washington University Law School, with high honors, 1984
- B.A., Hofstra University, magna cum laude, 1981
- District of Columbia
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