Jeffrey A. Ford is a partner in Peckar & Abramson’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Mr. Ford was Founding Shareholder of Ford Nassen & Baldwin, P.C.
Mr. Ford represents contractors, developers, owners, specialty contractors, and sureties in all facets of the construction process, from the preparation of contract documents, to counseling on business and legal issues that arise during projects, and the resolution of disputes. He has extensive experience as a mediator and arbitrator, and is an active member of the American Arbitration Association's Large Complex Construction Case Panel of Construction Arbitrators.
A highly proficient litigator, Mr. Ford has successfully defended numerous contractors in cases involving claims of alleged defective construction. He is well-versed in negotiating complex settlements of claims, both within the United States and abroad, and has prepared and negotiated major design and construction agreements for numerous high-profile projects, including a multi-building headquarters for one of the world's leading technology companies.
When it comes to understanding the landscape of the construction industry, there are few lawyers as experienced as Mr. Ford. He has become one of the most sought after professionals in the field, because of both his legal acumen, as well as his personal commitment to his clients.
Mr. Ford is an elected Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, and was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as the 2013 Dallas Construction Law Lawyer of the Year. He was named by Super Lawyers as a Top 100 attorney in the State of Texas in 2014 - 2016 and in 2017 and as a Top 100 Super Lawyer in Dallas/Fort Worth in 2017.