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Philip Clark Jones

Bankruptcy & Debt, Construction, Contract, Specialize in Construction Law

www.jonescohenlaw.com

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Areas of Practice: Philip Clark Jones concentrates in the representation of construction contractors with respect to contracts, collections, claims, mechanic’s liens, bond claims, insurance coverage issues, bankruptcy preference defense, and litigation and arbitration of both private and government contract disputes.

Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

Professional Background: Prior to attending law school, Mr. Jones was an international project development officer for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, where he had principal responsibility for project development in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also acted as the Director of the Program for Engineering and Feasibility Studies.

Phil learned trial practice in the criminal courts in the District of Columbia, where he started out defending minor misdemeanors and worked his way up to major felonies, achieving not guilty verdicts in 28 out of last 32 cases.

From 1985-1995, Phil Jones was General Counsel to the Williams Industries group of companies, which included 17 operating companies engaged in steel fabrication and erection, bridge erection, precast erection, caissons, marine construction, and construction insurance.

Since 1995 Mr. Jones has been engaged in private law practice. Prior to starting his current firm, he was a member of the Construction Law practice group in the Washington, D.C. office of the global law firm K & L Gates and its District of Columbia predecessor, Bell, Boyd & Lloyd.

Teaching and Speaking: Phil Jones is formerly an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, Catholic University of America, where he taught construction law. He is a frequent speaker for both local and national construction industry trade associations.

Publications: Negotiating for Profit: Breakthrough Techniques for Power Bargaining (2003) (CD/Workbook); How to Get Paid in Full on Every Job (2001); Practical Construction Law (1997); Legal Protection for Construction Subcontractors and Suppliers (1995).

Education: J.D., George Washington University Law School; M.B.A., George Washington University; B.A., West Virginia University.

Court Admissions: United States Court of Federal Claims; Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals; local and Federal courts in District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Jones has also been admitted for specific cases in courts in New York, California, Texas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyJones & Cohen, LLCAnnapolis, MDPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1974  
West Virginia UniversityBachelorsN/A
George Washington UniversityMastersBusiness Administration1969
State / Court Date
Maryland1987
Virginia1987
District of Columbia1974
  • Associated Builders and Contractors | Member
    American Subcontractors Association | Member
  • Distinguished | Martindale-Hubbell | 2020
  • AAB Joint Venture v.United States, 75 Fed. Cl. 414, 77 Fed. Cl. 702 (2007)
    Settlement.

  • PKM Steel Services, Inc. v. John F. Beasley Construction Co., 1994 WL114032 (D. Kan.)
    Settled after transfer to Colorado, and three-day mediation.

  • TGS International, Inc. v. United States, 949 Fed. Cir. 402 (1991); 983 F.2d 229 (Fed. Cir.
    Awarded $972,428 plus attorney's fees.

  • R.R. Gregory Corp. v. Labar Enterprises of Rochester, Inc., 2007WL3376642
    Awarded $702,142, defeated counterclaim.

  • Federal Fire Protection Corp. v. J.A. Jones/Tompkins Builders, Inc., 267 F. Supp.2d 2004 (D. DC)
    $380,000 claim - settled after motion to dismiss denied.

  • Negotiating for Profit: Breakthrough Techniques for Power Bargaining | 2003 (CD/Workbook)
    How to Get Paid in Full on Every Job | 2001
    Practical Construction Law | 1997
    Legal Protection for Construction Subcontractors and Suppliers | 1995
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(1987) Licensed as Attorney in Virginia. Verified with Virginia State Bar Association.June 09, 2020
(1974) Licensed as Attorney in District of Columbia. Verified with District of Columbia Bar.June 09, 2020
(1987) Licensed as Attorney in Maryland. Verified with Maryland State Bar Association.June 09, 2020

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