The third edition of “Maryland Construction Law” by Potomac Law Partner Tamara McNulty was recently published by HLK Global Communications, Inc. “Maryland Construction Law” can be ordered at  Ms. McNulty has previously written “Virginia Construction Law” and is currently writing “DC Construction Law” also published by HLK.

Ms. McNulty is a Partner in our Litigation Practice focusing on national and international construction law and government contracts law. A highly experienced litigator, she has practiced law in both Am Law 100 firms and as senior in-house counsel.  She advises clients on construction claims for contract extras, delay damages, impact damages, assessment of liquidated damages and substantive law surrounding these issues and tries cases on these issues.  Ms. McNulty works with her clients from the onset of projects to avoid potential claims and disputes down the line.  She also regularly assists clients in drafting and negotiating complex contracts for major infrastructure, energy, water, environmental and threat reduction projects around the world.  Additionally, Ms. McNulty is experienced in mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution and was formerly an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association’s Construction Law panel. 

Ms. McNulty was the former Division Senior Counsel for Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. (the Federal Corporation of Black & Veatch) reporting directly to the President of BVSPC and served on the BVSPC Executive Leadership team and the BVSPC Board of Directors.  As the lead division counsel for BVSPC, she was involved in all aspects of BVSPC’s legal matters, including investigations, ethics and compliance, human resources and business transactions.  As in-house counsel, Ms. McNulty has managed multi-million-dollar litigation, including managing outside counsel, litigation budgets, plans and discovery.  She has investigated and provided legal analysis and advised on ethics and compliance investigations, CDA claims, bid protests, requests for equitable adjustments and design errors and omissions claims and recommended resolution strategies for these matters.  Ms. McNulty has also trained business unit operating staff on contract interpretation, government contract law issues, contract management processes and ethics and compliance matters in both the classroom setting, in one-on-one mentoring and during working sessions.

Prior to joining the Washington, D.C. office of Potomac Law, Ms. McNulty was a Partner at Duane Morris LLP and Venable LLP.

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