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Nancy Wiegers Greenwald, Esq.

 

 

 

 

nwgreenwald@discoverydisputesolutions.con

A founder and partner of Discovery Dispute Solutions, Ms. Greenwald has more than 25 years of experience as an atorney and business executive. Ms. Greenwald has experience in a large law firms setting and as in-house counsel for a design-build construction company she helped found. Ms. Greenwald is an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association's Construction Industry Panel, a certified mediator in Virginia, and an experienced discovery dispute mediator. Her combination of experience in litigation, ADR, and business makes her particularly suited to assisting parties in negotiating cost-effective solutions that take practical as well as legal concerns into account. 

EDUCATION - Harvard Law School (JD, cum laude-1981); Brown University (Sc.B, magna cum laude-1978).

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES - Admitted to the Bar, Virginia, 1992; District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1981; U.S. Court of Appeals: District of Columbia Circuit, 1981; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1983; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1984.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - Virginia State Bar Association (Construction Law Section, Virginia ADR Joint Committee); District of Columbia Bar Association; American Bar Association (Forum Committee on the Construction Industry - Contract Documents and Dispute Avoidance and Resolutions Sections; Section of Dispute Resolution - Construction Committee, and Section of Environment, Energy and Resources); Fairfax County Bar Association.

ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION

  • Member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Panel since 2010
  • Member of the Ameircan Arbitration Association Mediation Panel since 2013
  • Certified Virginia Mediator – General District Court Certification

 

EXPERIENCE 

Greenwald Cassell Associates, Inc., McLean, Virginia

Vice President/General Counsel/CFO, 1984 – Present

  • Greenwald Cassell Associates, Inc. is a national award winning design/build firm.

 

Construction Dispute Solutions, PLLC, Alexandria, Virginia

Founder, 2011 – Presen

  • CDS focuses on providing creative solutions to preventing and resolving construction disputes in a cost-effective manner.

 

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Washington, DC

Consulting Attorney 1987-1992, Associate 1987

  • As associate and consultant in the Energy and Infrastructure Projects Group, I worked on a variety of energy and nuclear regulatory matters, including the regulatory and due diligence aspects of corporate mergers and related transactions involving nuclear power plants and other NRC-regulated nuclear businesses.

 

Spiegel & McDiarmid, Washington, DC

Associate, 1981-1985

The firm represents publicly owned utilities, primarily in the electric utility industry, with a focus on regulatory, ratemaking, financing, and antitrust issues, and on transactional work, including joint ownership agreements for nuclear power plant construction and operation.



PUBLICATIONS - 


“Current Trends In Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)”,y Nancy Wegers Greenwald, Esq., and Grant Moher, Esq., Co-Chairs,Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Fairfax Bar Association, December 2013/January 2014, http://www.fairfaxbar.org/associations/4650/files/dec13jan14journal.pdf

 

“A Creative Proposal For Dispute Systems Design For Construction Projects Employing BIM,” Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, Greenwald, N. (2013), 5(1), 2-5. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000106

 

“Preparing for the Prehearing Conference: The Top 5 Tips,” Building Resolutions - News from the AAA Construction Division - September 2012 Issue. 

 

“An Assault on the Spearin Doctrine: How AIA A201-2007 Shifts the Risks for Design Defects to the Contractor," Virginia Lawyer, October, 2010, Vol. 59, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section, http://www.vsb.org/site/publications/valawyer/october-2010

 

The Effects of Prudency Issues on Generation and Transmission Cooperatives,” G&T Legal Seminar,, Washington, DC, December, 1986 (co-author)

 

"The Legal Standard of 'Prudent Utility Practices' in the Context of Joint Construction Projects," NRECA/APPA Newsletter Legal Reporting Service (Dec. 1984/Jan. 1985) (co-author)

 

"Legal Aspects of Insurance Pricing", Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Sixth Annual Researh Conference, New Orleans, LA 1984

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