Bradley Partner J. David Pugh Elected to National ABC Leadership

Press Release

Bradley is pleased to announce that J. David Pugh, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been elected to serve as the Southeast Region chair on the executive committee of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

ABC is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry.

“We congratulate David on his new leadership role with the Associated Builders and Contractors,” said Bradley and Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan Skeeters. “David is among Bradley’s numerous attorneys who work to keep our clients informed on important issues through their active involvement with local and national construction industry organizations.”

A member of Bradley’s award-winning Construction Practice Group, Mr. Pugh has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, insurers, and sureties throughout the United States. He has advised clients at every stage of a construction project and has participated in trials, hearings, appellate arguments, mediations, and arbitrations in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Mexico, among other locations. He also has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court and has experience with both private and government construction projects.

Bradley was named the nation’s “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law in the 2020 and 2018 editions of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." The award is particularly significant since only one law firm in the United States per legal practice area receives this recognition each year. Attorneys in the firm’s Construction Practice Group counsel clients on projects in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as more than 35 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and South America. Many of the firm’s construction attorneys have degrees in engineering, building science or architecture and have previous practical experience working in the construction industry.