Verrill Welcomes Michael B. Donahue to the Firm’s Construction Group

January 10, 2023 Press Releases

BOSTON, Mass. – Verrill is pleased to welcome Michael B. Donahue to the firm’s Construction Group as Partner, resident in the firm’s Boston office. Donahue’s addition adds further depth to an experienced roster of construction attorneys.

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 through 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.

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