Lawyer Profile

J. Richard Margulies

Michael M. Pavlovich
Mr. Pavlovich's practice focuses primarily on disputes in the construction and government contracts industries. He has represented contractors, subcontractors, owners, sureties and design professionals in every phase of project development including contract formation, project management during the life of the project and all phases of disputes. He has represented contractors, subcontractors, owners, and design professionals in complex matters involving significant claims for delays, acceleration, inefficiencies, changes, differing site conditions, defective design, and in default and convenience terminations, some of which occurred on large construction projects such as the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and United States Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington, D.C. He has represented clients in both the prosecution of claims and the defense of claims in litigation in both federal and state courts as well as the successful resolution of claims through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. He has also represented various entities, including a university, in land use and zoning proceedings in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

The College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D. 2004
University of Utah, B.A. History, 2000

Professional Bar Licenses:
District of Columbia

Professional Memberships:
American Bar Association
Virginia State Bar, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section, Local Government Section
District of Columbia Bar, Construction Law and Government Contracts Section

Co-Author, Expert Witnesses: Construction Cases: Working with Your Construction Expert, 2009 ed., Thomson-Reuters West Publishing.




Office Locations

  • Main Office (Rockville)

    11820 ParkLawn Drive,
    Ste 401
    Rockville, MD 20852
    Tel: (202) 471-5400
    Fax:(202) 471-5404