Sean Milani-nia represents clients in the areas of construction law and government contracts. Sean assists clients in connection with construction disputes on public and private projects involving constructive changes, delays/acceleration, differing site conditions, defective specifications, default terminations, mechanics’ liens, payment and performance bond claims, occupational safety and health administration violations, prime-sub disputes and defective work.
In addition to his dispute resolution experience, Sean has significant experience representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers and architects in the preparation and negotiation of construction documents. Sean’s government contracts practice involves resolving claims, requests for equitable adjustments and bid/size protests.
He has experience representing federal contractors in claims before the various boards of contract appeals, including the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
Sean also regularly assists clients pursuing bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and Court of Federal Claims, size protests before the U.S. Small Business Administration, size appeals before the Office of Hearings and Appeals and requests for reconsideration before the Center for Veterans Enterprise.
Sean also routinely advises federal contractors on a variety of compliance matters and helps clients navigate the multitude of regulations and statutes with which they must comply, including the Buy American Act, Civil False Claims Act, Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, Miller Act, the Prompt Payment Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Sean was an associate with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP in its Atlanta office. Sean gained hands-on experience in the construction field by working for a Heavy Civil contractor, where he was involved in grading, test pitting and support of excavation.
Sean currently serves as counsel to the Board of the Associated General Contractors of America’s Maryland Chapter and is a Board Member of the Federal Allies Institute where he also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Government Relations Committee.
- Emory University (J.D., 2010)
- Towson University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2007)
- Associated General Contractors of America, Maryland & D.C. Chapters
- Federal Allies Institute
- Associated Builders and Contractors, Metro Washington Chapter
- District of Columbia Building Industry Association
- National Contract Management Association
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- District of Columbia Court of Appeals
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia, District of Columbia
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