Our Professionals - Albert E. Phillips
Albert Phillips, Of Counsel, practices construction law with particular emphasis upon representing owners of construction projects. Mr. Phillips has represented a broad variety of clients in his field, including state, city and county governments, state universities, airport authorities, hospitals, national and multi-national corporations, public utilities, private developers, engineers, architects, contractors and surety companies.
Mr. Phillips is the founder and general counsel of the Construction Owner’s Association of America. He also served as chairman of the International Municipal Lawyers’ Association and of the American Bar Association’s Delay Damages Sub-Committee of the Architect and Engineer Contracts and Construction Contacts Committee and was vice chairman of the American Bar Association’s Fidelity and Surety Law Committee. Mr. Phillips often lectures at many colleges and professional institutions across the country speaking on the many aspects of construction disputes. He has authored, presented and published numerous articles for the American Bar Association, the National Association of Attorneys General and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He is co-editor of the textbook Construction Litigation: Strategies and Techniques (John Wiley & Sons, 1989.)
Mr. Phillips undergraduate degree was from Emory University, 1962; he earned his law degree from Emory University College of Law, 1964.