Attorneys

Paul H. Sanderford | Shareholder

Primary Practice Areas

Construction Law, Litigation, Federal Procurement

Paul is a shareholder in the firm. He brings 23 years of active trial experience to his clients. In addition to his considerable state construction law practice, Paul frequently represents clients in litigation against federal agencies before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. Paul has handled many federal bid protests and frequently advises clients and industry groups concerning compliance with small business administration programs including those designed to assist small, disadvantaged, service disabled and veteran owned businesses.

Practice Emphasis

Paul's practice includes the representation of general contractors, subcontractors and owners in both private and public sectors. Disputes typically involve performance, payment, construction defects, terminations, surety claims and contract award contests. He regularly assists clients in preparing and negotiating contracts and other complex agreements.

Education
  • Baylor University (B.B.A., 1985)
  • Baylor University (J.D., 1988)
Admitted
  • State Bar of Texas (1988)
  • U.S. District Court (Northern, Western & Southern Districts of Texas)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (5th and Federal Circuit)
Affiliations
  • State Bar of Texas (Construction Section)
  • Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association
Published Cases
  • U.S. ex. Rel. United Rentals, Inc. v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co., 339 F.Supp.2d 799 (W.D. Texas, 2004)
  • Appeal of Mitchell Enterprises, Inc., 2006 WL 1313983 ASBCA 06-1 BCA ¶ 33277
  • Appeal of Emerson Construction Company, Inc., 2006 WL 3717341, ASBCA No. 55165
  • Mitchell Enterprises, Ltd. V. General Services Administration, 2006 WL 1776563 GSBCA No. 16518
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