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
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
The Lions Group Inc. v. The City of Atlanta
The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation of an $8 million claim arising from allegations of differing more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging that its subcontractors performed defective work in constructing a high-rise condominium more