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M. Michael Egan - Atlanta, GA

1180 Peachtree StreetNorth EastSuite 3000 Atlanta, GA 30309

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Updated: 08/03/2018

Atlanta Business Counseling & Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Mike Egan's practice involves counseling of owners, architects, sureties, construction product manufacturers, and builders on matters including design, financial, building, and fidelity and surety bond disputes. Mr. Egan is an approved arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association's Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators, and a member of the American Bar Association's Fidelity and Surety Committee and Forum Committee on the Construction Industry...

About M. Michael Egan

Practice Areas

  • Business Counseling & Litigation
  • Fidelity & Surety Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Law

Litigation

  • 50%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1988

Other Affiliations

  • American Arbitration Association (Arbitrator, Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators)
  • American Bar Association, 1979 - Present (Member, Committee on Surety and Fidelity Law)
  • American Bar Association, 1982 - Present (Member, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Board of Directors, Section of Construction Law)
  • American Bar Association, 1993 - 1994 (Vice Chair)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Member)
  • Georgia Bar Association

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 1976
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Member, Moot Court Board, 1975
    Law Review: Georgia Law Review, Notes Editor, 1975 - 1976
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1973
    M.A.
    Honors: cum laude
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1972
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude

Past Positions

  • Honorable Wilbur D. Owens, Jr., United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1978

Achievements

Honors

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers, - 2016
  • AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell rating

Video & Photo

Photo

Office Information

Address

1180 Peachtree StreetNorth EastSuite 3000 Atlanta, GA 30309

Fax

  • (404) 525-4347

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Case Management, Construction Litigation, Wiley, 1989
  • Discharge of the Performance Bond Surety, The Law of Suretyship, American Bar Association, 1993
  • "Chapter Seven: The Indemnity Agreement and the Handling of Surety Claims,", The Surety's Indemnity Agreement- Law & Practice 2nd Edition, 2008
  • "Owner Defenses to Lien Claims and Removal of Invalid Liens,", Construction Mechanics and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May, 2007
  • "Practical Implications of Bankruptcy on the Parties Rights in a Construction Contract,", The Construction Lawyer, Vol.22:2, Spring, 2002
  • "Defending a Mechanics Lien Foreclosure Action", Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May, 2001
  • "Construction Claims against Public Payment Bonds", Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May, 2000
  • "The Owner's Perspective on Three AIA Forms: The New B141, the A312 Performance Bond and the G707 Consent of Surety to Final Payment", Commercial Real Estate Law, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, December, 1997
  • Program Chair, Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May, 1997
  • "Construction Claims Against Public Payment Bonds", Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Savannah, May, 1996
  • Program Co-Chair, Construction Law Summit: Contract Termination in Public and Private Construction, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Section of Public Contract Law and TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, New York, October, 1996
  • "Dispute Resolution", American Bar Association, TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law Committee (paper presented to the Mid-Year Meeting, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee), New York, 1995
  • "Chapter 12: Discharge of the Performance Bond Surety," and "Chapter 13: The Surety's Other Performance Bond Defenses," The Law of Suretyship, American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section (paper presented for the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta), 1993
  • "Foreclosure of a Mechanics and Materialmen's Lien", Construction, Mechanics' & Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May
  • "Representing the Georgia Surety", Construction Law, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, November, 1991
  • "Enforceability of Arbitral Awards," Arbitration Day, American Arbitration Association, Atlanta, November, 1990
  • "Chapter 2 - Case Management", Construction Litigation: Strategies and Techniques, Wiley Law Publications, 1989
  • "Construction Contracts: Contract Formation and How to Avoid Problems", Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute National Meeting, Chicago, 1989
  • "Construction Claims Under Georgia Law", The Cambridge Institute, 1988
  • Program Chair, Construction Litigation, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, April, 1986
  • "Damages Against A Surety, Including An In Depth Look at Punitive Damages", Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Denver, April, 1985
  • "Is the Language of Bonds Really Clear?: An Examination of Old Bond Forms and the New AIA Bonds", TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law Committee (paper presented to the Annual Meeting, Fidelity & Surety Committee, Washington, D.C.), July, 1985
  • "Construction Contract Disputes and the Surety", Construction Contract Disputes, Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta, November, 1983
  • "Civil Constitutional Law", 31 Mercer Law Review 885, Fifth Circuit Survey, 1980
  • "Cost-Benefit Analysis in the Federal Courts: Judicial Review Under NEPA", 9 Georgia Law Review 417, 1975
  • Co-Authored, "Redistributive Impact of the Atlanta Rapid Transit System", 42 Southern Economic Journal 49, A version of Master's thesis, 1975
  • Co-Authored, "Income Distribution Effects of the Atlanta Transit System", 516 Transportation Research Record 35, A version of Master's thesis, 1974

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