ACCL Membership Directory

Adrian L. Bastianelli

  • Peckar, Abramson, P.C.
  • 2055 L. Street, N.W.
    Suite 750
  • Washington, District of Colombia 20036
  • Email:
  • Phone: (202) 293-8815
  • Cell: (703) 966-0293
  • Company Phone: (202) 293-8815
  • Fax: (202) 293-7994


  • Undergraduate: BSCE Purdue University, 1966
  • Graduate: JD, University of Louisville, 1971
  • Law School: JD, University of Louisville, 1971

Professional Activities

  • Fellow American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Editor, The Journal of the American College of Construction Law, 2006 to 2008
  • Chair-Elect, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2009
  • Chair-Elect, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2008
  • Board of Dirctors, Professional Women in Construction, Capital Region, 2007 to present
  • Board of Governors, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2004 to 2007
  • Editor, The Construction Lawyer, 2000 to present
  • Associate Editor, The Construction Lawyer, 1997-2000
  • President, Washington Building Congress, 1992-1993
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Kentucky 1972
  • Dispute Review Board Foundation, Regional Representative, 2002
  • Construction Advisory Council, Federal Publications, 1997-present
  • Federal Regulations Committee, Associated General Contractors, 1998-present
  • Chairman, Education Committee, Metro Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors, 1999 – 2001
  • Chairman, Construction Subcommittee, Federal Bar Association, 1992-1993
  • Member AAA Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators, Mediators, and DRB Members
  • DRB Member or Chairperson, Boston Central Artery and Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Member, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Public Contract Section, TIPS, Dispute Resolution Section, and Litigation Section
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association, Court of Federal Claims Bar Association, and Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • “Recovering Delay Damages for Home Office Overhead/Edition III,” Construction Briefings No. 01-5 (Federal Publications 2001)
  • “The Proactive DRB and the Use of the Advisory DRB Process,” 5 Foundation Forum 1 (Jan. 2001)
  • “Litigating with the Federal Government,” 20:4 The Construction Lawyer 24 (October 2000)
  • “Innovative Contracting and Financing on Public Projects,” (Federal Publications, 1999)
  • “New Federal Regulations Affecting the Construction Industry,” Construction Briefings No. 98-4 (Federal Publications 1998)
  • “Recovering Delay Damages for Home Office Overhead/Edition II,” Construction Briefings No. 97-2 (Fed. Pubs. 1997)
  • “FASA, FAR & Construction” (Fed. Pubs. 1996)
  • “Changes,” Construction Claims Deskbook (Wiley Publications, 1996- 2002)
  • “Competitive Negotiation in Government Construction Contracts,” Construction Briefings No. 91-4 (Fed. Pubs. 1991).
  • “Contracting Officer Authority,” Briefing Papers No. 86-4 (Fed. Pubs. 1982).
  • “Remedies for Breach of Contract,” Construction Briefings No. 80-5 (Fed. Pubs. 1980).
  • Mediation Ethics, Board of Contract Appeals Association
  • Fundamentals of Construction Law, Forum on the Construction Industry (2002)
  • Why Mediation Works, Real Property Division (2002)
  • Mediating with the Federal Government, Federal Bar Association (2002)
  • Design-Build, Lorman (2002)
  • Dispute Review Boards, Construction Section of Virginia Bar Association (2001)
  • Litigating with the Federal Government, Forum on the Construction Industry (2000)
  • The Lawyer’s Role in the DRB Process, DRB Foundation (2000)
  • Economic Waste Doctrine in Government Contracts, Nash and Cibinic Roundtable
  • Federal Publications (Differing Site Conditions; Changes and Claims in Government Contracts; FASA, FAR and Construction; Innovative Contracting and Financing on Public Projects; ADR; Delay and Disruption Claims; Practical Construction Law)
  • ABC (Delay and Disruption Claims; The AIA A201 Contract Form; Construction Claims and Documentation; The 1997 Changes in the AIA Documents; Recent Developments in Construction Law)
  • AGC (Recovery for Latent Defects; Construction Management; Retaining a Lawyer)
  • Maryland Highway Contractors Association and/or State Highway Administration (CPM and Claims; Recent Developments in Construction Law; Mediation)
  • Washington Building Congress (Doing Business with the Federal Government; The 1997 Changes in the AIA Documents; Construction Claims)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (Federal and 4th Circuits)
  • District of Columbia

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