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Jennifer A. Mahar

Managing Member

Tysons Corner Office
8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 900
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 847-6300
Fax: (703) 847-6312

Representative Experience
Ms. Mahar's practice focuses on commercial disputes in the government contracting and construction industries. She represents contractors, subcontractors, owners and sureties in all phases of project development and construction including contract formation, project management and dispute resolution. Her experience includes the prosecution and defense of claims in litigation, as well as the successful resolution of claims through various forms of ADR.


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
(J.D., cum laude, 1995)

  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Civil Procedure
  • Lead Articles Editor, Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy
  • Member, Moot Court, National Environmental Law Appellate Team

The College of William and Mary (B.S. Biology, 1991)

Professional Bar Licenses

District of Columbia

Prior Legal Experience

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Portsmouth, Virginia


Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

Virginia State Bar, Board of Governors, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section

National Association of Women In Construction, Chapter President, The Greater Washington, DC Chapter

Member, The International Concrete Repair Institute
Member, Associated Builders and Contractors

Recent Publications and Presentations

Author:  Chapter 2, Licensing of Contractors, Architects and Engineers, VIRGINIA CONSTRUCTION LAW DESKBOOK (Virginia CLE Publications) (Smith, ed., 2008)

Co-Author:  Chapter 9, District of Columbia Construction and Design Law, in “State-by-State Guide to Construction & Design Law” (Little, ed., 2008)

Speaker:  “Potential Payment Obstacles to Avoid”, The Virginia Chapter of ICRI 2008 Fall Symposium, Williamsburg, VA

Co-Author: Chapter 5, Introduction to Electronic Discovery.  Discovery Deskbook for Construction Disputes (American Bar Assoc.) (MacPherson, et al., ed., 2006)

Co-Author: Supplement to Chapter 49, Virginia, in State-by-State Guide to Architect Engineer and Contractor Licensing (Walker, et al., ed., 1999)