Warner Construction Consultants, Inc., has recently added Ronan J. McHugh, as Executive Consultant. An attorney, Ronan brings to Warner extensive experience in Construction Contract Claims and Disputes. Prior to joining Warner, Ronan 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, Ronan was a Partner with the law firms Thelen, and Gordon & Rees, in Washington, DC. With those firms he provided advice on contract risk and negotiated construction contracts. He also participated in project risk assessments, providing strategic direction to resolve claims for direct costs, as well as inefficiency and disruption costs. Ronan has been involved in numerous international, investor-state, infrastructure project disputes.
Ronan is a law graduate (with honors), from the London School of Economics; has been admitted to the Bars of New York and Washington, DC, and as Solicitor in England and Wales. He is a frequent speaker on Construction Disputes and Resolution, and has taught 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."