Michael A. Branca

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Michael A. Branca

Michael A. Branca

Co-Managing Partner

Washington, DC office

Executive Committee

Washington D.C

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"Working with clients to solve complex problems is the most satisfying part of serving the construction and government contract industries."

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

Commonwealth of Virginia

District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Maryland

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuits

United States Court of Federal Claims

Memberships

American Bar Association (Forum on Construction Law)

Virginia State Bar (Board of Governors, Construction and Public Contract Law Section)

American Road and Transportation Builders Association

Washington Building Congress

Association of General Contractors (Virginia Chapter)

Education & Courses

University of Virginia, B.A

Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, J.D, with distinction

Awards & Recognitions

Chambers USA, Construction Law, Washington, DC, 2008 - 2022

The Legal 500: United States, “Leading Lawyer,” 2021 - 2022

Who’s Who Legal: Construction, 2013 - 2022

Who’s Who Legal - Thought Leader: Construction, 2022

Washington, DC Super Lawyers, 2010, 2013 - 2022

Washington, DC Super Lawyers, Top-100 Attorneys, 2021

Best Lawyers, 2018 - 2023

Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers, Inducted 2019

BTI Consulting Group, Inc. Client Service All-Star, 2016

Publications & Presentations

“Navigating the Impact and Negotiating for the Future – Labor and Material Escalation,” Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Metro Washington Presentation (presenter), August 2022

“Killer Contract Clauses,” Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Metro Washington Presentation (presenter), April 2022.

“Federal Government Contracting: Year in Review,” P&A Webinar (moderator), January 2021.

AGC Federal Contractors Conference, (speaker) June 2020.

“Presenting and Proving Delay and Disruption Claims,” 4th Annual Federal Government Contracting Seminar 2019: Government Contracts Trial Practice Tune-Up (panelist), September 2019.

“Managing Subcontractors on Federal Contract Delay Claims,” 2018 Construction Superconference (presenter), December 2018.

Federal Government Construction Contracts, third edition, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry (author and lead editor), 2017.

“Public Contracting Under The Trump Administration,” P&A Peer Conference (speaker), April 2017.

“The 2017 Regulatory Road Ahead: What Construction Contractors Need to Know,” P&A and AGC Joint Seminar (presenter), January 2017.

Virginia Construction Law, Thomson West (co-author), 2008.