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Michael E. Wagner, Jr.

Associate

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-3592
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Mike Wagner is an associate in the national Construction Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Wagner’s practice includes the representation of owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, and subcontractors in complex construction, design, and surety-related disputes on both public and private projects.

Mr. Wagner counsels clients on mechanic’s liens, payment and performance bond matters, delay and impact claims, design errors and omissions, subcontractor disputes, and construction defects. Mr. Wagner also assists clients in preparing and prosecuting requests for equitable adjustment and claims against government agencies (local, state and federal), and advises clients in contract drafting and negotiation, preconstruction, and project delivery.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wagner was employed by a general contractor where he was involved in preconstruction and project and risk management for multiple commercial and government construction projects. Mr. Wagner has significant experience on heavy-civil projects, including highways and other public infrastructure, as well as utility work. Mr. Wagner also gained substantive construction experience working for an electrical subcontractor.

A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Mr. Wagner attended Gonzaga College High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in Business, with concentrations in Finance and Business Management, from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Wagner practiced for five years at a construction and government contracts boutique in Washington, D.C.

Mike Wagner is an associate in the national Construction Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Wagner’s practice includes the representation of owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, and subcontractors in complex construction, design, and surety-related disputes on both public and private projects.

Mr. Wagner counsels clients on mechanic’s liens, payment and performance bond matters, delay and impact claims, design errors and omissions, subcontractor disputes, and construction defects. Mr. Wagner also assists clients in preparing and prosecuting requests for equitable adjustment and claims against government agencies (local, state and federal), and advises clients in contract drafting and negotiation, preconstruction, and project delivery.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wagner was employed by a general contractor where he was involved in preconstruction and project and risk management for multiple commercial and government construction projects. Mr. Wagner has significant experience on heavy-civil projects, including highways and other public infrastructure, as well as utility work. Mr. Wagner also gained substantive construction experience working for an electrical subcontractor.

A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Mr. Wagner attended Gonzaga College High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in Business, with concentrations in Finance and Business Management, from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Wagner practiced for five years at a construction and government contracts boutique in Washington, D.C.

Education

  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, cum laude (2012)

  • B.S., Business, Mount St. Mary’s University, magna cum laude (2009)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Construction and Litigation Sections)
  • Washington Building Congress
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Metro Washington
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Chesapeake Shores
  • National Utility Contractors Association, DC Chapter