Peckar & Abramson Senior Counsel Justin D. Holzheauser Named to AGC’s National Construction Leadership Council Steering Committee

Published Date:

January 26, 2022

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Justin D. “JD” Holzheauser, senior counsel in the firm’s Austin office, has been selected to serve on the national Steering Committee for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

According to the AGC, the CLC was established to “cultivate the next generation of leaders in the construction industry as well as the association both at the local and national levels. The purpose of the CLC is to act as a conduit for participants to network, exchange ideas about work and the industry, serve local communities and continuing education which includes both professional development and leadership skills.”

Phil Thoden, President and CEO of the AGC Austin Chapter said, “JD did a great job leading our local Austin AGC when he served as the Chair.  Among his accomplishments at the time was initiating a very popular and successful clay shoot that has consistently generated funds for CLC scholarships to local students in construction programs. He’ll be a great addition to the national CLC as well!”

Stewart Shurtleff, a partner in P&A’s Dallas office, and active AGC member, remarked that, “JD has made an incredible impact here at P&A and within the Austin Chapter’s CLC program.  We are extremely proud of his selection to the AGC’s national CLC Steering Committee. We look forward to seeing his leadership qualities bring great value to our industry through this opportunity.”

Levi Barrett, a partner in P&A’s New York office, and chair of the firm’s Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management practice, stated, “Having previously served on the national CLC Steering Committee, I understand the committee’s objectives and goals wholeheartedly, and I am confident JD is the perfect member to help carry them out.”

About JD Holzheauser

JD Holzheauser represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, and suppliers on a diverse range of construction matters, including dispute resolution, where he advocates for clients and resolves disputes in a manner that preserves relationships and avoids significant costs for all parties. He is a member of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and member of the Austin AGC’s Legal Affairs Committee, a member of the Austin Construction Leadership Council (CLC) and former Steering Committee Chair, and former Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Austin Bar Association. JD earned his J.D. from South Texas Law School and his B.S. in Construction Science from Texas A&M University.

About the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)

According to the AGC, the organization is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 27,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is a national law firm with offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Boston, Miami, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston and Dallas, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL) and across Europe (through its founding membership in Leading Construction Lawyers International Alliance). In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters.

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