Deborah S. Griffin - Holland & Knight, LLP

Deborah S. Griffin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 617-305-2044

Deborah S. Griffin is senior counsel in the Litigation Group and concentrates her practice in the area of construction, commercial litigation and bankruptcy. She regularly advises contractors, owners and sureties on construction contract, administration and claim matters and handles construction disputes from start to finish.

Ms. Griffin's experience includes the representation of contractors, construction managers, owners, sureties, banks and bank regulators in loan and contract default situations, both before and during litigation or bankruptcy proceedings. She has helped draft a contract addendum for the use of building information modeling (BIM) on construction projects which has been published as ConsensusDOCS form 301.

Her practice includes: structuring project delivery methods and reviewing, structuring and negotiating construction, design and construction management contracts; advising clients on contract interpretation and contract and project administration for commercial, institutional, and public building projects and public works projects; claim avoidance counseling; public procurement laws and bid protests; construction industry labor and employment issues; OSHA and building code matters; change order management; project close-out management; assessment, preparation and defense of claims; litigation and arbitration of construction related disputes; contract default management and providing general business advice to construction industry clients.

Bryn Mawr CollegeAB Boston University School of LawJ.D.
Associated General Contractors of AmericaAmerican College of Construction LawyersNational Association of Women in Construction Boston Bar AssociationNational Construction Panel of Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association American Bar Association United States Arbitration and Mediation

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Office Location

10 Saint James Avenue, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
United States

Practice Areas

Construction Law