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Geoffrey T. Keating

  • Of Counsel
  • Kalbian Hagerty llp
  • 888 17 th Street N.W.
    Suite 1000
  • Washington, District of Colombia 20006


  • Undergraduate: BA Ohio Wesleyan University, 1962
  • Law School: The George Washington University, 1966

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar AssociationPublic Contract Law, Construction Division and Forum Committee on Construction
  • Member, Maryland Bar Association
  • Member, D.C. Bar Association
  • Arbitrator, (AAA/ICC)
  • Member, Construction Advisory Board Group, West Group
  • Faculty, International Law Institute International Procurement, Disputes Resoution
  • Board of Governors, American College of Construction Lawyers

Professional Affiliations

ABA Committee on Dispute Resolution,ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry,ABA Section of Public Contract Law,American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • “The Bidding Process,” Insulation Outlook (February 1987)
  • Chapter Author “Subcontractor & Supplier Bid Problems,” John Wiley & Sons (1990)
  • “Effective Use & Abuse of Expert Witnesses,” (1990-1991)
  • “A/E Litigation, Consequences of On-Site Inspection,” (1991) Construction Litigation Superconference
  • “Variation in Estimated Quantity Clauses, Construction Briefings,” Federal Publications (February 1990)
  • “Privatization of Public Infrastructure, Construction Briefings,” Federal Publications (August 1993)
  • “Equitable Adjustments in the States,” ABA (PCL/TIPS) (October 1992)
  • Chapter Author “The Contractor’s Right to Early Completion,” John Wiley & Sons (1994)
  • “Past Performance Evaluations of Federal Contractors,” Construction Briefing (Federal Publications, Inc., 1995)
  • “The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Multinational Anti-Bribery Initiatives,” Construction Law Handbook (Aspen Law & Business, 1999)
  • “Federal Licensing Requirements,” State-by State Guide to Architect, Engineer and Contractor Licensing (Aspen Law & Business, 1999)
  • “Public Sector Design-Build Construction Risks, Risk Shifting in Government Construction Contracts” (ABA, Public Contract Law Section, New York, 2000)
  • “Proving and Pleading An Implied Warranty Case, Beyond the Four Corners, Implied Terms, Liability and Defenses in Construction Contracting” (ABA Forum on Construction/Tips Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, New York, 2001)
  • “Cumulative Impact Claims: Can They Still Succeed,” The Construction Lawyer, (April 2000)
  • “Latest Developments in Federal Construction Law,” (Las Vegas 2001)
  • Chapter Author “Changes,” Federal Government Construction (ABA Forum on Construction, 2003)

Speeches, Panel Discussion, and Seminars:

    • Lecturer, Changes, Changed Conditions, ACG VA, April 1980
    • Lecturer, Annual Symposium, Army JAG School, January 1983-1984
    • Lecturer, Federal Publications West Group Annual Briefing Conference:


    • January 1983-88, and

Changes and Changed Conditions,

     January 1996-1999

  • Equitable Adjustments in the States, ABA (PCL/TIPS), October 1992
  • Speaker, Construction Litigation Superconference, 1990, 1991 and 1997
  • Moderator, Speaker, Global Construction Superconference, London 2001
  • Speaker, Developing, Constructing – Power Projects, San Francisco 2002
  • Seminar Director, Changes and Claims in Government Construction, Federal Publications, 1982-Present
  • Seminar, International Construction Law, United Nations, Office of Project Services, 1995
  • Seminar “World Bank Guidelines and International Procurement and Disputes” (China 1996; Uganda 1997)
  • Instructor, Government Contracts, University of Virginia (Graduate Course at NASA), 1976
  • Faculty, Stanford University, Construction Industry Executive Program, 1985

Court Admissions

  • Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals, 1967
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1970
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1967
  • U.S. District Court, Maryland, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970

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