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Author: Tom Dunn and Lexie Pereira

Tom Dunn and Lexie Pereira Tom Dunn is the partner-in-charge of the Providence Office of Pierce Atwood and the practice group leader of the construction law group and current Chair of the Forum’s Division 1 (Litigation & Dispute Resolution). Tom concentrates his practice in construction law and business dispute resolution representing clients in various sectors of the construction industry. Lexie Pereira is a third year J.D./M.B.A. candidate at Boston College Law School, studying to become a litigator, with a specialty in construction law. Currently, she works as a Law Clerk at Consigli Construction, serves on the Editorial Team of the Forum’s Dispute Resolver blog, and acts as the Forum’s 2020 Law Student Liaison.

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Construction Law

5 questions to ask before becoming a construction lawyer

October 13, 2020

While construction law is generally a lesser-known practice of law amongst law students, it is by no means small. In fact, construction is a multi-billion dollar industry, making up the largest segment of the production sector the US’s GDP, and the