About Us Experts Eugene ("Gene") J. Heady

Eugene ("Gene") J. Heady


Gene Heady is nationally recognized for his experience and knowledge as a litigator, arbitrator, and counselor in construction law. He has more than 35 years’ experience as a problem solver in the construction industry, including over 20 years’ experience in handling large, complex construction litigation and arbitration at Smith Currie—a nationally recognized law firm focused on construction law and government contracting. Gene is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s national Panel of Construction Arbitrators.

He assists owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, sureties, developers, and manufacturers in avoiding and resolving disputes related to construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Alaska and the Caribbean. His work involves private, local, state and federal government contracts and commercial, industrial and institutional construction projects.

Mr. Heady earned an Engineering degree from the University of Hartford and law degree from Texas Tech, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Before law school, he worked in the electrical construction business as a project engineer, project manager, and construction business owner. Mr. Heady is a prolific writer. He has published numerous works related to the construction industry and is a frequent lecturer on construction law topics.