Successful design professionals blend their technical expertise in architecture or engineering, with business acumen, to thrive in a competitive environment.  Curt blends his legal expertise with his industry-specific knowledge to help his clients thrive.

Curt understands the business of design professionals. His professional career has been devoted to advising design professionals – from solo practitioners to international firms. Curt has experience in all phases of dispute resolution and takes pride in his ability to evaluate factual and legal arguments, present available options to his client, and develop and implement a strategy consistent with his client’s objectives.

Though Curt’s practice is focused on representing design professionals involved in disputes, he is passionate about helping his clients improve their risk management strategies and contractual risk allocation to avoid or mitigate the impact of claims. Relationships matter, and Curt is committed to building and maintaining relationships with his clients to achieve successful outcomes.


George Mason University School of Law, J.D.
University of Virginia, B.A.


American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys