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Eric B. Kjellander

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Eric represents various entities involved in commercial and public construction projects, including owners, contractors, developers, lenders, surety companies, specialty trades, manufacturers, and subcontractors through all aspects of construction law including mediation, arbitration, and litigation. He recognizes issues on construction projects are varied and complex, and he handles breach of contract claims; extra work claims; construction defect claims; schedule disputes; payment/performance bond claims; mechanic’s liens; indemnity actions; payment disputes; prompt pay disputes; prevailing wage issues; design defects; differing site conditions; claim development and defense; bid protests; delay and acceleration claims; and other construction related claims.

Eric’s experience also includes representing sureties in multi-project defaults, including the investigation and defense of performance and payment bond claims on private and public projects, negotiation of takeover, tender and completion agreements, and performance of completion work. Eric is a frequent writer and speaker on a number of construction related topics. Eric currently serves as the Chair of the Construction Law Committee for the Columbus Bar Association.

  • EDUCATION

    • The John Marshall Law School, 2010, J.D.
      • cum laude
    • The Ohio State University, 2004, B.A.
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • American Bar Association
      • Forum on Construction Section
      • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
    • Columbus Bar Association
      • Chair, Construction Law Committee
    • Builders Exchange of Central Ohio
      • Co-chair, Law and Finance Committee
    • Associated Builders & Contractors of Central Ohio
      • Chair, Government Affairs Committee