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

Mediation of construction claim for large ozone water treatment plant
Represented a large municipality in a substantial construction claim and assisted with contract closeout on its water treatment plant that included more
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
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
Counsel to City of Atlanta
Represented the City of Atlanta in a design-build project to replace the parking revenue control system of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International more