Verrill Partner Michael B. Donahue Named Go To Construction Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

June 15, 2023 Press Releases

BOSTON, Mass. – Verrill Partner Michael B. Donahue was recently selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a Go To Construction Lawyer in Massachusetts.

The attorneys featured on this list were nominated by their peers and chosen by a panel from Lawyers Weekly. Massachusetts Go To Lawyers was created in 2020 to highlight leaders in the Massachusetts legal community, and then broken down by practice area.

Donahue has over 25 years of experience in construction law and litigation, representing owners, developers, design professionals, construction managers and general contractors in diverse matters including mediation, arbitration and litigation of disputes though appeal, bid protests and matters of public procurement law, and the negotiation and drafting of various agreements for design and construction of public and private projects.

Donahue has tried cases before state and federal courts, American Arbitration Association tribunals and administrative agencies involving diverse matters of contract performance, payment and bond claims, delay and disruption claims, claims against designers and enforcement of mechanic's liens. He has experience in Massachusetts public procurement laws and has served as a special assistant attorney general, representing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Highway Department and Division of Capital Asset Management in many litigations arising from defective design and construction work and public procurement issues. He sits as an arbitrator of construction disputes as a member of American Arbitration Association's National Construction Roster of Neutrals.

Donahue received his bachelor's degree from University of Dayton, and his law degree from Villanova University School of Law.