Warner Construction Consultants, Inc., has lately added Ronan J. McHugh, as Executive Consultant. An attorney, Mr. McHugh brings to Warner extensive experience in construction contract, claim and dispute matters. Prior to joining Warner, Mr. McHugh was Senior Counsel with Bechtel Corporation; advising on and preparing claims related to the $10 billion Riyadh Metro Project in Saudi Arabia. Before that time, Mr. McHugh was a Partner with the law firms Thelen and Gordon Rees, in Washington, DC. There he provided advice on contractual risks, negotiated construction contracts and variation, in addition to drafting and providing strategic direction to resolve claims for direct cost, inefficiency and disruption cases, Mr. McHugh participated regularly in project risk assessments. Mr. McHugh was involved in numerous international, investor-state infrastructure project disputes.
Mr. McHugh is a law graduate (with honors), from the London School of Economics; admitted to the Bars of New York; Washington, DC, and Solicitor; England and Wales. He is a frequent speaker on construction and dispute resolution matters, including teaching procurement, arbitration and mediation courses at the International Law Institute in Washington, DC.
Senior Vice President, Tony Manning of Warner says, "Ronan McHugh is flat-out, among the best in the business. His level of intellect and insight is impressive – we’re extremely fortunate to have him join the Warner team."