Keith Richardson focuses his practice almost exclusively on construction and government contracting law. Mr. Richardson has mediated, arbitrated and litigated a wide variety of construction disputes for owners, contractors and subcontractors on public and private projects. Mr. Richardson regularly counsels clients concerning risk management on projects and on drafting design and construction contracts.

Mr. Richardson began his career as a structural engineer with John Portman & Associates, where he designed the structural components of high-rise office towers, hotels and commercial marts, and performed contract administration for the structural portion of the projects. He was a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia. Mr. Richardson is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Education

  • Emory University, J.D. (1993)
    Order of the Coif
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S. (1985)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.C.E. (1984)
    with highest honors

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1993)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (1993)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.815.6009
f +1 404.541.3365

Keith L. Richardson

Experience Highlights

Counsel to the City of Atlanta for $1.2 billion international terminal at airport
Represented the City of Atlanta on issues related to the design, procurement and construction of a $1.2 billion international terminal more
Resolution of defective design and construction claims for a municipality on an airport project
Negotiated the resolution of claims and disputes for a municipality arising from defective design and construction of a more
Performing arts center project
Represents the construction manager in the resolution of multimillion dollars in claims related to alleged defective design on this $300 million, more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more