Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has named Louisville partner Angela Richie to the Construction Practice Group’s National Leadership team. Effective immediately, Richie joins Allen Estes and Ernie Isola as co-chair of the firm’s national practice group.
Gordon & Rees’ Construction Group consists of more than 150 lawyers nationwide who focus their practice on the comprehensive range of legal services required by all participants in the construction industry—architects, engineers, design professionals, design joint ventures, owners, developers, property managers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, product manufacturers, lenders, investors, state agencies, municipalities, and other affiliated consultants and service providers.
“Angela is a thought leader and a tremendous addition to our leadership group. I look forward to working with her,” said Allen Estes co-chair of the national construction practice group.
Richie frequently consults with steel fabricators and other members of the structural steel industry on issues such as: claims for non-payment; allegations of defective fabrication and erection of structural steel; OSHA violations and related retaliation actions; application of the Buy America(n) statutes and regulations; and contracts between steel fabricators, general contractors, and downstream detailers, structural engineers, and erectors. She is a frequent presenter at regional steel fabricator association meetings and has previously presented at seminars hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction.
She also assists owners, contractors, and subcontractors on a variety of construction issues ranging from construction contracts, collection of unpaid amounts, OSHA violations, mechanic’s liens, workers compensation immunity disputes, and prevailing wage disputes.
Richie is rated AV-Preeminent®, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, by the Martindale-Hubbell® peer review system. From 2018-2021, Richie has also received The Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Construction Law and Litigation - Construction.