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C. Allen Gibson, Jr.

  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • P.O. Box 999
  • Charleston, South Carolina 29402
  • Email: allen.gibson@wbd-us.com
  • Phone: (843) 720-4613
  • Cell: (843) 425-7113
  • Company Phone: (843) 722-3400
  • Fax: (843) 723-7398

Education

  • Undergraduate: BA Economics with High Distinction University of Virginia College of Arts&Science 1979
  • Law School: JD University of Virginia School of Law 1982

Honors and Activities

Order of the Coif

Career History

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP  2017 – present

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP  2011 – 2017

Buist Moore Smythe & McGee PA  1982-2011

Professional Activities

  • Fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers
    • President 2015 to 2016
    • President Elect 2014 to 2015
    • Treasurer 2012 to 2014
    • Board of Governors 2007 to 2010
    • Editor, College News & Notes 2008 to 2012
  • American Arbitration Association
    • Construction Mega Project Panel
    • Member of Panel of Arbitrators
    • Approved List of Mediators
  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Industry
    • Chair, 2001-2002; Member of Governing Committee, 1997 to 2001; Chair of Division 5, 1994 to 1997
  • American Bar Association TIPS Fidelity & Surety Committee
    • State Chair of Young Lawyers Committee 1995 to 1998
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Vice Chair, Fidelity and Surety Committee 1995 to 2000; Construction Law and Litigation Committee Member; Products Liability Committee Member
  • South Carolina Bar
    • House of Delegates 1992 to present; Board of Governors 2009 to 2012; President Young Lawyers Division 1989-1990; Construction Law Committee member

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Handbook on Construction Arbitration & ADR, 2d Edition – 2010 – American Arbitration Association
  • The Annotated Construction Law Glossary – 2010 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Handbook on Mediation – 2010 – American Arbitration Association
  • South Carolina Damages, 2d Edition – 2009 – South Carolina Bar
  • Construction Project Coordination – Octover 2008 – ICSC US Shopping Center Law Conference
  • Effective Presentations in Arbitration – September 2008 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Controlling Your Own Destiny with Mediation – August 2008 – Dispute Resolution Journal, American Arbitration Association
  • Controlling Your Own Destiny – May 2008 – AAA Construction Conference
  • Construction Arbitration – April 2008 – Charleston School of Law
  • Handbook on Construction Arbitration & ADR – 2007 – American Arbitration Association
  • The Changing AIA Documents: What You Need to Know About the 2007 Edition – July 2007 – International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Legal Issues Associated with the SCWARN Agreement – January 2007 – South Carolina Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network
  • Neutral Experts and Standing Neutrals – April 2006 – ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
  • Performance Bond Manual – Contributing Author – 2006 – ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Section
  • Making Pass-Through Claims Work for You: The Practical and Ethical Dilemmas for Counsel and Their Clients – December 2005 – ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Section
  • Selecting and Retaining Construction Contractors and Key Suppliers – October 2005 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Legal Update for Design Professionals – May 2005 – South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers
  • Delays and Extensions of Time, Liquidated Damages and Waiver of Consequential Damages – February 2005 – International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Risk Management and Long Term Liability Issues – April 2004 – American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Arbitration and Mediation – March 2004 – NALS
  • Construction Damages and Remedies – Co-Author – 2003 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Fundamentals of Construction Law – November 2002 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Construction Contracting with Public Entities in South Carolina – April 2002 – Lorman Education Services
  • Design Professional Liability to Third Parties in South Carolina – September 2001 – American Society of Civil Engineers
  • “”South Carolina Mechanics Lien Law”” – 2001 – Lienlawonline.com
  • Construction Contracting with Public Entities in South Carolina – April 2001 – Lorman Education Services
  • Risk Shifting in Government Construction Contracts – July 2000 – ABA Section of Public Contract Law
  • “”Effective Mediation Techniques”” – June 2000 – ADR CURRENTS – American Arbitration Association
  • Identifying and Managing Project Risk – January 1999 – South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section
  • Construction Contracting with Public Entities in South Carolina – December 1998 – Lorman Education Services
  • Advanced Project Delivery Systems – October 1998 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Construction Advocacy – April 1997 – ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Risk Management in Construction – October 1996 – Lorman Business Center
  • Construction Round-up – May 1995 – ABA Forum on Construction Industry
  • Trial Academy Instructor – July 1995 – International Association of Defense Counsel
  • South Carolina Law of Punitive Damages – 1993 – National Business Institute
  • Fundamentals of Construction Law – October 1993 – ABA Forum on Construction Industry
  • South Carolina Construction Law – November 1992 – National Business Institute
  • Trial Techniques Seminar – October 1990 – Charleston County Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Federal Claims


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