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06.20.2024 Firm News

Williams Mullen Strengthens Construction Practice with the Addition of Daniel Felsen and James Carney

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that Daniel K. Felsen and James P. Carney have joined the firm’s Construction Practice Group as partners in the Tysons office.

Felsen brings three decades of construction litigation and government contracts law experience, counseling clients through all stages of construction and dispute resolution, claims preservation, prosecution, and defense, and formal dispute resolution on both private and public projects. Felsen earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.

Carney is a construction and government contracts lawyer with nearly 15 years of experience representing owners, contractors, designers, subcontractors, suppliers, and sureties on both public and private construction projects. He counsels clients at all stages of construction and dispute resolution with an emphasis on litigating and overseeing complex disputes across various project types, including residential, commercial, infrastructure, hospitality, research facility, and hospital projects. Carney earned his Juris Doctor degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to have Daniel and Jim join our growing Construction Team,” said Brian Cashmere, chair of Williams Mullen’s Construction Practice Group. “Their extensive construction and government contracts experience immediately adds depth to our expanding construction practice, depth that is immediately benefiting our teammates and clients.”

Both attorneys previously practiced at Carlton Fields.

The firm’s Construction Practice Group is a Chambers USA-ranked Band 1 practice and named among The Top 50 Construction Law Firms™ by Construction Executive. They offer legal counsel, guidance, and representation to a wide range of clients in the construction industry, including project owners, developers, architects/engineers, construction managers, contractors, suppliers, and sureties for public and private projects both inside and outside the United States.