Quick Results
Professional Photo
Professionals

David L. Cole Jr.

Shareholder

David Cole represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers and design professionals in all aspects of construction law.

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Cole represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers and design professionals in all aspects of construction law.

He also handles litigation in commercial, industrial, heavy construction and public project matters, bid protests and mechanics' lien matters. His practice also includes general civil litigation.

Mr. Cole is a past member of the board of directors of the University of Richmond School of Law. Mr. Cole has shared his knowledge of topical construction issues at business and educational forums.

Representative Matters
  • Represented a national and international roofing materials manufacturer for approximately 20 years in various states and jurisdictions related to multiple construction defects litigation cases.

  • Represented an Egyptian governmental agency in an international arbitral matter related to the construction of a national telecommunications center in Cairo, Egypt and associated construction defects, schedule delays and cost overruns creating claims in excess of $100 million, which resulted in a favorable outcome.

  • Represented an Egyptian governmental agency in an international arbitral matter related to infrastructure and wastewater treatment construction and associated construction defects, schedule delays and cost overruns creating claims in excess of $65 million that resulted in a favorable arbitral decision following three weeks of hearings.

  • Represented multiple general contractors related to hotel, school, university, infrastructure, road, railroad, marine, transportation, office, and courthouse construction projects, among others, and associated construction defects, schedule delays and cost overruns in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia, among others. 

  • Represented an international design engineering firm related to construction of a governmental transportation center and disputes related to alleged construction defects and schedule delays that resulted in a favorable outcome after three weeks of trial proceedings.

  • Represented a general contractor related to the construction of a nearly billion-dollar hotel and conference center and associated claims and defenses against the owner, subcontractors, and suppliers related to varying and multiple construction defects, schedule delays and cost overruns. 

Professional Honors & Activities

Professional Memberships

  • Member – American Bar Association
    • Section on Litigation
    • Committee on Construction Industry Forum
  • Member – Baltimore City Bar Association
  • Member – Maryland State Bar Association

Community Service

Honoraries

  • Listed in Maryland Super Lawyers
Professional Background
  • Captain, United States Regular Army

Industries

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Washington & Lee University, B.A., 1983, cum laude

Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Email Disclaimer

NOTICE: The mailing of this email is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Anything that you send to anyone at our Firm will not be confidential or privileged unless we have agreed to represent you. If you send this email, you confirm that you have read and understand this notice.
Cancel Accept