B. Christopher Lee is Of Counsel at Kurtz & Revness, P.C. Mr. Lee concentrates his practice in construction law, design professional liability litigation and other complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution. Mr. Lee devotes a significant portion of his time as a neutral for the American Arbitration Association, serving as a mediator and arbitrator on the Commercial, Construction, International and Large Complex Case Panels. Mr. Lee is also an active member of the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee, which is the advisory committee to the American Arbitration Association.
Since 2006, Mr. Lee has been annually selected by his peers as one of a small group of Philadelphia lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward and White) for construction law and for Mediation since 2015. He was named Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law (2014) and for Construction Litigation (2016 and 2018). He has over 35 years experience practicing commercial litigation and dispute resolution, primarily involving the construction industry. He represents developers, prime contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, architects, engineers and construction managers, and has extensive experience handling multi-million dollar, multi-party claims for delay, acceleration and other time related claims, construction failures, design defects and contractor termination. He has particular experience with professional stadium construction, power facilities, solar plants, infrastructure, site work and mechanical and electrical systems.
He is a Certified Mediator for the International Mediation Institute, a member of the American Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, American College of Civil Trial Mediators and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has been appointed to the Master Mediation Panel by the American Arbitration Association.
Christopher is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania, and District of New Jersey. Christopher received his J.D. from Temple University School of Law. He received his B.A. from Washington & Lee University, where he graduated cum laude.
In addition to his legal activities, Christopher is a Past President of the Board of Trustees of The Charter High School for Architecture and Design of Philadelphia (“CHAD”), and is the Immediate Past President of the foundation which supports CHAD. He is also a member of The Devereux Pennsylvania Advisory Board. Christopher is a past president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Washington & Lee University Alumni Association and served on the University’s National Alumni Board. When not practicing law or volunteering, Christopher tries to play as much golf as he can, albeit not well.