Kent Holland, Construction Risk, LLC
Secondary phone: 703-623-1932 (cell)
J. Kent Holland, J.D. is a construction lawyer located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, (formerly with Wickwire Gavin, P.C. and now with Construction Risk Counsel, PLLC) representing design professionals, contractors and project owners. He is founder and president of a consulting firm, ConstructionRisk, LLC, providing consulting services to owners, design professionals, contractors and attorneys on construction projects – including assistance with contract drafting, review and negotiation; change order and claims analysis (preparation or defense); risk management advice concerning insurance coverage – including assistance with negotiating and drafting the terms and conditions of policies and endorsements, advice to insurance underwriters; and guidance to those procuring insurance. Mr. Holland is publisher of a web-based construction risk management library (ConstructionRisk.com) and a risk management/legal newsletter (ConstructionRisk.com Report).
From 1982 through 1986, he was an attorney in the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with responsibility for assisting the Agency in deciding wastewater treatment construction grants disputes, contractor claims, bid protests, suspension and debarment matters and minority business enterprise matters.
Mr. Holland is a frequent speaker for groups such as the American Bar Association and the International Risk Management Institute on the subjects of environmental law, insurance law, and construction law, with a special emphasis on risk management for design professionals and contractors. He has written several books, including Working on Purpose (2011); Risk Management for Design Professionals in a World of Change (2010); Risk Management & Contract Guide for Design Professionals (2006); Construction Law & Risk Management – Case Notes and Articles, (Vol. I, 2003 and Vol. II, 2006)); Architectural/Engineering Contracts Risk Management Guide(1997); and EPA Construction Grants Disputes: Surviving the Audit (1990). He has also has written chapters in several manuals and books for publishers including, Wiley Law, Aspen Law, and International Risk Management Institute (IRMI).
He is a 1979 graduate of the Villanova University School of Law.
If interested, you may read about Kent’s life-changing experience at the Philadelphia 30th Street Station where he encountered a homeless man who asked: “Will you feed me?”
View a list of articles, books and presentations by Kent Holland.