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 municipality in a contract dispute related to airport runway repairs
The firm served as lead counsel to a city in litigation with a contractor performing repairs and additions to the active runways of the local more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging claims for inefficiencies, acceleration and delay due to defective design on a university 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
Terminal Design Team vs. City of Atlanta
Serves as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation with its former designer over claims concerning the new international terminal to be more