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Partner Named Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America

15.05.18

BD&P is proud to announce that David R. Haigh, Q.C. was recently honoured by being selected as a member of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). David is a well recognized senior Canadian litigator whose focus in recent years has been in International Arbitration. David has been a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 2003 and is a Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitration.

The Construction Lawyers Society of America is an invitation-only construction lawyer honorary society with membership limited to 1,200 practicing Fellows from the United States and internationally. The composition of the CLSA is aggressively diverse, with recognition of excellence across all practices relating to construction law, including all transactional and litigation aspects of construction, and more specifically contract preparation, contract negotiations, surety bonding, traditional litigation and arbitration, and any other facet of construction law applicable to commercial, residential and energy construction matters nationally and internationally. The purpose of the CLSA is to recognize deserving, experienced, and highly qualified lawyers, to provide an outlet for scholarly authorship of legal articles on construction practice, to provide additional sources for professional development, to promote superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law, to assist in community involvement by its membership, and to advance a superior judiciary, and body of distinguished neutrals, by taking relevant positions on issues or legislation affecting judicial compensation and/or benefits, as well as those affecting the American litigation processes.