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Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. is pleased to announce that Stephen J. Annino will join our firm on September 1, 2018. Steve has consistently brought aggressive, focused, efficient and ethical legal representation for all his clients. With 37 years of construction and civil litigation experience, Steve has represented a wide range of clients in the construction and real estate industry including developers, home builders, home owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. He is a member of the Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania Bars. Steve is also General Counsel for the Heavy Construction Contractors Association. Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. is a construction and real estate law firm with attorneys licensed in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.
Law Firm Background
Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. represents owners, lenders, design professionals, suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors and other members of the real estate and construction industries region-wide, prosecuting and defending mechanic’s liens, surety performance and payment bonds and other construction claims across all of the states in the Mid-Atlantic region. We represent creditors in bankruptcy issues nationwide, particularly defense of bankruptcy preference claims. We advise on all real estate and construction law issues; public procurement and bidding, contract formation and disputes; defects in labor and materials; design defects in plans and specifications; inefficiency, impact and delay claims; mechanic's lien and bond rights; litigation, arbitration and mediation in public and private projects; joint ventures, mentor protégée agreements and other arrangements for minority and disadvantaged business enterprises; bank and lender representation; commercial transactions and loan closings; sales contracts, leases, and other real estate documentation. In connection with its comprehensive representation of clients, the firm offers diverse experience in general business matters, including corporate formation and decision-making, buying and selling businesses, bankruptcy, employment issues and governmental regulation.
Additionally, members of the firm have engineering and business degrees, government or private real estate and construction experience, and are noted authors and public speakers on construction, real estate and contract law. Firm members also serve on the Boards of Directors of multiple construction industry trade associations. The firm’s Construction Law Survival Manual is well known and widely used by participants in the construction process. The 700-page manual provides valuable information about construction contract litigation, mechanic’s liens, payment bond claims, bankruptcy, the Uniform Commercial Code, as well as credit management and contains over 30 commonly used contract forms. The firm constantly provides updates on all of this information and recent construction law issues on our website.
When you are involved in the construction, real estate or other business, you want a highly experienced and competent lawyer to protect your interests. You want an attorney who understands your options and who will help you make informed decisions in business transactions or disputes.
At Fullerton & Knowles, P.C., we offer over 30 years of experience to clients throughout Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, handling a wide range of construction, real estate and other business transactions, claims, disputes and bankruptcy involving private and public contracts. We assist clients regularly throughout Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and frequently in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Henrico County, Chesterfield County, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake in Virginia; Montgomery County, Prince George County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, the City of Baltimore and the County of Baltimore in Maryland.