Timothy D. Matheny

Timothy D. Matheny is Co-Managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson’s Texas offices, resident in the firm's Dallas location. He focuses his practice on construction disputes and litigation, including all phases of public procurement law, including bid and proposal preparation, contract award controversies, performance-related disputes, and contract claims. Clients value his exceptional legal acumen as well as his results-oriented and no-nonsense approach on important matters that allow companies to advance business growth. He is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Timothy D. Matheny

Co-Managing Partner

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“Our team is familiar with virtually all aspects of contracting with the federal government, including bid protests, claim preparation and litigation, corporate compliance and ethics programs and government contract accounting.”

Bio

Mr. Matheny’s experience as a member of the Air Force JAG Corps enables him to provide key advantages to clients who do business with federal, state, and local governmental entities. His experience in government contract matters includes all levels of government, in both formal and informal proceedings before administrative agendas, boards of contract appeals, and litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Matheny has successfully represented a range of clients, including public owners, high-profile general contractors, as well as specialty trade subcontractors.

Practice

Highlights

Admissions

Oklahoma

Texas

District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma

District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United Sates Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

United States Court of Veterans Appeals

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

The United States Supreme Court

Memberships

Dallas Bar Association (Chair – 2013)

State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section Council 2008-2010)

Oklahoma Bar Association

American Bar Association (Public Contract Law Section)

Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association

National Contract Management Association North Texas Chapter (Board Member 2000-2005)

Construction Financial Management Association DFW Chapter

Design Build Institute of America Southwest Region (Council member, Chair Legal Committee 2012-Present)

TEXO Association (Board Member 2016, Member of Government Affairs Committee)

Education

Army Judge Advocate General School, Charlottesville, Virginia: Master of Laws in Military Law with a Minor in Government Procurement

University of Tulsa, J.D.

University of Texas at Arlington, B.A.

Awards and Recognitions

AV Preeminent Rated

Best Lawyers in America

Texas Super Lawyers

Recipient of The Thomas J. Krauska Award for Outstanding Service as a Military Lawyer in Texas – Military Law Section, Texas State Bar, 1991

Publications & Presentations

Public Procurement in Texas, Basic Course in Texas Construction Law, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, Dallas, TX (Oct. 2014).

Demolished or Remodeled? An Update on Sovereign Immunity for the Construction Practitioner, Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Dallas, TX (June 2014).

Use of Construction Manager At-Risk Project Delivery Method in Civil Works Projects, Trinity River Authority Northern Region, Dallas, TX (May 2014).

Legislative Update for SW Region, 10th Annual Design Build Institute of America Southwest Region Conference, Dallas, TX (May 2014).

More Than One Way to Build A Plant – Use of Alternative Project Delivery Methods in Civil Works Projects, Water Environment Association of Texas, North Texas Section Meeting, Euless, TX (Jan. 2014).

Public Contract and Procurement Legislation in Texas, Public Construction Methods and Public Private Partnership Sections, Faculty Member, Lorman Education Services, Dallas, TX (May 2013).

Public Contract and Procurement Legislation in Texas, Public Construction Methods and Public Private Partnership Sections, Faculty Member, Lorman Education Services, Fort Worth, TX (Oct. 2012).

Legislative Update, Design Build Institute of America Southwest Region DFW Chapter Meeting, Dallas, TX (Nov. 2011).

Contract Termination, Basic Course in Texas Construction Law, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, Dallas, TX (Nov. 2011).

Legislative Update, 7th Annual Design Build Institute of America Southwest Region Conference, Fort Worth, TX (Apr. 2011).

Contract Termination, Basic Course in Texas Construction Law, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, Houston, TX (Oct. 2010).

Public Construction Contracts, Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in Texas, Faculty Member, Lorman Education Services, Austin, TX (July 2010).

Public Contract and Procurement, Design-Build Legislation in Texas, 2010 Design Build Institute of America Water/Wastewater Conference, Dallas, TX (Apr. 2010).

Small Business Programs, Domestic Preferences and Labor Policies in Federal and State Procurement, 23rd Annual Construction Law Conference, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, San Antonio, TX (Feb. 2010).

Prevailing Wage Rates in Construction Contracts, Prevailing Wage Law in Texas, Faculty Member, Lorman Education Services, Dallas, TX (Feb. 2010).