For detailed information about specific areas of practice, please contact J.D. at your convenience.  Representative matters include the following:


  • Jointly appointed “contract neutral” to resolve construction disputes between EPC contractor and public utilities during power plant construction.
  • Party appointed arbitrator on behalf of public utility in design defect case on sub-critical coal fired power plant.
  • Party appointed arbitrator on behalf of minority public utility against majority interest holder for breach of power purchase and power provision agreements.
  • Arbitration panel chair in dispute between developer and general contractor for failure to deliver per contract and specification requirements.
  • Arbitration panel member in dispute between contractor and school district for failure to meet contract specifications for school construction.
  • Arbitrated for Texas developer with $70 million in design and construction claims against architect and contractor in conversion of office building to hotel and condominiums.
  • Arbitrated for Florida hotel owner against design team over $20 million in claims for failure to design within industry standards, branding and flagging.
  • Arbitrated for Japanese steam boiler OEM in ICC arbitration against Canadian subcontractor for breach of contract.


  • Mediator in breach of contract dispute between cabinet supplier and general contractor for late delivery, delay and impact.
  • Mediator in breach of contract dispute between manufacturing company and sales staff for failure to pay commissions pursuant to agreement.
  • Mediator in wrongful termination employment dispute.
  • Mediator in breach of contract dispute between contractor and owner for failure to construct to specifications. 
  • Mediator in collection action between real estate owner and lease holder.
  • Mediator in breach of contract dispute between subcontractor and general contractor for delay and impact due to mismanagement and failed contract administration.
  • Mediator in breach of contract dispute between engineering firm and consultant.


  • Represented international hotel chain in federal court regarding claims for $60 million in cost overruns, delay and impact claims in Florida and Georgia.
  • Represented luxury hotel company in New York state court regarding $110 million lawsuit against contractor for failure to comply with design, delay and impact.
  • Represented silicon semi-conductor manufacturer in Texas state court jury trial against electrical contractor for failure to follow safety and lock-out procedures.
  • Represented owner in Missouri state court jury trial in claims against upstream public developer for storm water impact resulting in a complete taking.
  • Represented Japanese steam boiler manufacturer in $100 million design dispute with owner and EPC contractor over failed control logic and DCS design.
  • Represented international OEM against power plant design and engineering claims regarding failure of good utility practices and NFPA standards.


  • Negotiated design and construction contracts on behalf of US entity for retail and entertainment venue in Shanghai, China.
  • Negotiated joint venture agreement for large general contractor in accordance with FAR for purposes of responding to Army Corps of Engineer RFP.
  • Assisted Eastern European turbine OEM in negotiating US construction contracts.
  • Negotiated contracts between US company and Chinese general contractor consisting of partial renovation and build-out of existing manufacturing facility in China.
  • Negotiated master services agreement on behalf of US design firm with international general contractor for provision of architectural services for restaurant chain. 


  • Developed and executed training program for major A&E firm industrial construction contracting, including negotiation techniques, contract basics, as well as industry-related issues such as insurance, indemnity and liability, scheduling (critical path method), claims management, and avoidance and project management.
  • Documented power purchase agreements and transactions on behalf of independent power producer as part of due diligence for the procurement of power plants.
  • Counseled one of the world's largest retailers during contract administration and dispute resolution efforts throughout the US.
  • Assisted Midwest owner/developer with termination of general contractor, project takeover and workout in failed hotel, office and retail development in Missouri.
  • Assisted Texas owner/developer with termination of general contractor, project takeover and workout in failed hotel/mixed-use development project in Houston, Texas.



 

40 plus years of opportunity has provided J.D. Moore with wide ranging expertise, including but not limited to the following areas:

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