Adam

J. Richie, P.E., LEED AP

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1717 West 6th Street, Suite 250
Austin, TX 78703-4777

Overview

Adam’s practice focuses on a variety of construction transactions and insurance matters, as well as construction-related disputes.

Adam has significant experience in guiding his clients through the various phases of development and construction of commercial properties, including drafting and negotiating complex design, construction and development contracts for all types of commercial projects, with a focus on evaluating insurance coverage issues. Adam has also successfully represented public and private owners, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in numerous lawsuits and disputes.

Prior to entering law school, Adam worked as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager at a consulting engineering firm in Houston, Texas, and then after obtaining his law degree, as General Counsel. Adam is also a licensed Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional. Adam’s clients benefit greatly from his extensive background in the engineering and construction industries.

Adam is also a frequent speaker to construction industry groups on construction law issues.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • SA Scene Magazine – Best Lawyer for Construction Law (2016)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association (Construction Industry Forum)
    • Associated General Contractors of America, San Antonio Chapter (Board of Directors, 2016)
      • Construction Leadership Forum
      • Certified BIM Instructor for Unit 3: Building Information Modeling Contract & Negotiation & Risk Allocation
    • LEED Accredited Professional (AP)
    • San Antonio Bar Association, Construction Law Section
    • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law and Insurance Law Sections
    • Texas Board of Professional Engineers
    • USGBC Central Texas-Member (Former Vice Chair of Education, Balcones Chapter)

Overview

Adam’s practice focuses on a variety of construction transactions and insurance matters, as well as construction-related disputes.

Adam has significant experience in guiding his clients through the various phases of development and construction of commercial properties, including drafting and negotiating complex design, construction and development contracts for all types of commercial projects, with a focus on evaluating insurance coverage issues. Adam has also successfully represented public and private owners, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in numerous lawsuits and disputes.

Prior to entering law school, Adam worked as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager at a consulting engineering firm in Houston, Texas, and then after obtaining his law degree, as General Counsel. Adam is also a licensed Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional. Adam’s clients benefit greatly from his extensive background in the engineering and construction industries.

Adam is also a frequent speaker to construction industry groups on construction law issues.

Experience

  • $1 B Hotel + Convention Center Expansion

    Representing a private real estate development company in the $1 B expansion of the Broward County Convention Center and

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  • Water Purification Plant

    Serving as Special Counsel relating to design, construction and procurement advice for two financial participant water authorities providing a portion of funding for the 

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  • Water Pipe Line Construction

    Serving as Special Counsel relating to design, construction and general procurement of the Surface Water Supply Line Project for two public owners. This project involves

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