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Barbara G. Werther

  • Partner
  • Samek Werther Mills LLC
  • 15245 Shady Grove Rd, Ste. 300
  • Rockville, Maryland 20850
  • Email:
  • Phone: (703) 547-4692
  • Cell: (703) 819-7890
  • Company Phone: (703) 547-4692
  • Fax:


  • Undergraduate: B.A. University of Pennsylvania (1975)
  • Law School: George Washington University Law School (1978)

Professional Activities

Hosted Women In Construction Conference – Washington, D.C (2006-present), by women for women in all aspects of the construction industry

American College of Construction Lawyers, Fellow, 2014-Present

Professional Affiliations

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry,American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel,American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Co-Author, “Todd Construction v. United States: Navigating Performance Evaluation Claims in the Court of Federal Claims,” The Construction Lawyer, Winter 2015.

Presenter, “Tips for Playing ‘The Price is Right’ on Your Government Contract Claim,” World Congress, National Contract Management Association, 2014.

Presenter, “Is That Really Proof of Delay? Critical Path Method Analyses versus the Insurgents,” Construction Super Conference, 2014.

Co-Author, “Navigating the Buy America Act in Federal Transit Authority Funded Contracts,” Under Construction, American Bar Association, March 2014.

“How Non-U.S.-Owned Companies Can Compete for Federal Government Contracts,”, March 24, 2010.

“$130 Billion for Construction in the Economic Stimulus Bill: Where It Will Be Spent,”, February 23, 2009

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Virginia

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Community Activities

Trustees’ Council of Penn Women (member since 1984)

University of Pennsylvania Lacrosse Board (member since 2004)

Executive Board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (served since 2005)

Steering Committee for the American Heart Association’s 32nd Annual Greater Washington Region (GWR) Golf Tournament to be held in 2016

Ms. Werther and her horse, Stafford Place (aka Stanley) won the American Eventing Championships at the Training Level in 2012

Competed in two triathlons for the Leukemia Society

Trained for the Seagull Century, a hundred-mile bike ride for the Leukemia Society (October 2015), completed this same ride in 2010, 2011 and 2012

Coached boys’ lacrosse, U13 level, in 2012 and 2013

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