Bruce C. Smith is a Senior Partner and head of the firm’s Construction Law Practice. Mr. Smith is also a senior member of the Environmental Practice Group. Mr. Smith’s practice encompasses the complete spectrum of construction and environmental matters and issues. His practice focuses on the following aspects of construction and environmental law and litigation: environmental due diligence and assessment; construction and environmental permits and entitlements; international construction arbitration; reviewing, drafting and negotiating all types design, engineering, procurement and construction contracts and environmental agreements, including government contracts for services and products; federal, state and local procurement matters including bid protests, claims and litigation before federal, state and local agencies, boards and courts; all construction and environmental aspects of Brownfield redevelopment and mixed-use development projects and handling construction and environmental issues, disputes and litigation relating to all types of projects and contracts, including retail, residential, commercial, hospitality, resort, mixed-use, industrial, warehouse, Brownfield, infrastructure, utility, water, wastewater, transportation, roadway and airport facilities and projects. Mr. Smith’s practice also embraces the design, development and construction of new, clean and/or renewable energy facilities and projects including, Green, LEED™ certified and other sustainable development projects.
Mr. Smith has served as an adjunct professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology in construction law and is a recognized national speaker on a variety of construction and environmental topics. Mr. Smith is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is one of the Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law. Mr. Smith has written numerous articles on construction and environmental topics and has appeared on local Atlanta television programs as a recognized commentator on both construction and environmental issues.