Peter J. Bedard specializes in the trial and arbitration of complex construction disputes, including construction delay, breach of contract, defects and omissions, fraud, and negligence claims. Mr. Bedard represents owners, general contractors, construction managers and EPC firms, both nationally and internationally, on issues arising from the design and construction of technically-complex megaprojects, including power generation and transmission, oil & gas extraction and refining, mining and minerals, chemical process facilities, pipelines, and large-scale commercial projects. He has extensive experience before federal and state courts, the American Arbitration Association, the International Chamber of Commerce, Uncitral, as well as other alternative dispute resolution forums. Mr. Bedard also has provided project legal consulting and contract drafting services to those involved in the construction process.
Mr. Bedard has written and presented on legal topics involving construction matters, including:
Mr. Bedard has successfully arbitrated numerous international construction disputes over the past several years, including:
Other Representative Engagements
Prosecution of $15 million defect claims on behalf of the owner of an apartment complex in California
Mr. Bedard received a B.A. in 1991 from Villanova University and a J.D., cum laude, in 1993 from the University of Miami School of Law.