Phil is an experienced litigator and construction lawyer serving owners, developers and contractors by drafting construction contracts, controlling risk, and resolving construction disputes in mediation, arbitration and litigation.
Phil is the co-chair of the firm’s Construction Law Group. He represents owners, developers, and contractors on public and private construction projects involving claims of strict liability, warranty, defect, delay, and negligence. He has served as lead counsel in mediation, arbitration and trial in state and federal courts.
Prior to joining Fredrikson & Byron, Phil spent ten years as a commercial litigator in Atlanta, Georgia, with an emphasis on construction disputes.
Iowa State Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Section Council, 2015-2019
Iowa State Bar Association, Construction Law Section Council Chair, 2017-2018
Associated General Contractors of Iowa