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William E. Dorris


Mr. Dorris is a litigation attorney who represents a variety of players in the construction industry on major projects throughout the country. His clients have included a city expanding its airport, a public owner building a new convention center, a design builder of federal penitentiaries, a construction manager on a sophisticated research laboratory, a developer/operator of composting plants for large municipalities, a large mechanical contractor on a flue gas de-sulfurization project, and contractors on hospital projects throughout the United States.

Though much of his practice is now focused on assisting clients in avoiding construction disputes or resolving them through mediation or other alternative dispute resolution methods, Mr. Dorris has been extensively involved in trials, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings. Mr. Dorris was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law in 2017 and the ten years immediately preceding. He is listed in the 2016 and the six years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Construction Law and he is listed in the 2016 and the five years immediately preceding editions as #1 in the area of Construction Law. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.