Tracy Russell Galimore

Tracy is Senior Counsel in Peckar & Abramson’s Construction Law and Surety practice groups. Her practice includes the general representation of contractors, sureties, owners, and subcontractors in contract negotiation, project execution and dispute resolution.

Tracy Russell Galimore

Senior Counsel

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“We have some of the best litigators I have ever worked with but that talent is only rivaled by our commitment to provide the kind of business counsel that avoids costly litigation.”

Bio

Tracy’s experience includes first and second chair representation of construction clients in all phases of litigation. She regularly negotiates commercial, industrial, multi-family construction contracts and has supported the negotiation of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, as well as joint venture agreements on numerous major energy, chemical and power projects.

Tracy was among the first lawyers in Texas to become Board Certified in the area of Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Practice

Highlights

Admissions

State of Texas

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Memberships

Houston Bar Association - Construction Law Section (2015-2018 Section Council Member)

State Bar of Texas – Construction Law Texas

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Volunteer (Breeders Greeters Committeeman (2013-2016 Captain), Vice Chairman (2017-2019)

Education

Texas Christian University, B.S., magma cum laude

University of Houston Law Center, J.D.

Awards

Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Star - 2013, 2018

Texas Board of Legal Specialization: Board Certified – Construction Law

Publications & Presentations

"Document Control to Mitigate Risk and Maximize Efficiency" – Peckar & Abramson Rising Stars – February 2018

"Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Suits Against Design Professionals" Construction News- November 2017

"The Subcontract: With Emphasis on Key Clauses from the General Contractor's and Subcontractor's Perspectives" – The Basic Course in Construction Law, 2016

"Houston Court Rules Owner Must Provide Contractor Notice, Opportunity to Inspect Defective Work When Litigation is Anticipated", Build Houston, April/May 2013

"Lien and Bond Claim Basics", Associated Builders and Contractors, April 2013

"No Scope is Left Unchanged: A Contractor's Basic Guide to Change Orders", Construction News, June 2012"Navigating PACER", NACM Transportation Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2012

"Electronic Credit Applications", NACM Transportation Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2012

"Flow Down Clauses from a Subcontractor's Perspective: What's Swut?", State Bar Construction Law Conference (Co-Author), San Antonio, Texas, March 2012

"Navigating PACER", NACM, All South Conference, October 2011

"Legal Update", ASA Quarterly Newsletter, September 2011

"Legislative Issues", NACM Statewide Construction Credit Group, April and July 2011

"Does a GC's Failure to Obtain Lien Releases Required by its Contract Forfeit its Right to Final Payment Under the Contract?", Build Houston, June 2011

"You Can't Always Get What You Want, But if You Try Sometimes, You Might Find You Get What You Contractually Agreed: Enforceability of Contractual Dispute Resolution Provisions", State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference (Co-Author), February 2009