Since joining the firm, Eli has represented owners, sureties, general contractors, subcontractors, and materialmen on issues involving acceleration, resequencing, impact and delay claims, actual and constructive suspensions of work, terminations for default and convenience, change order, extra work, overtime, and force account disputes, requests for equitable adjustments, payment and performance bond claims, mechanics’ liens, insurance claims and disputes, prompt payment and conditional payment disputes, bankruptcy issues, and commercial collection issues. Eli has represented clients before mediators, arbitration panels, the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals, Maryland District and Circuit Courts, the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, the Court of Common Pleas for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (pro hac vice), the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (pro hac vice), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina (pro hac vice), and the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Eli is also active in the field of construction and surety law, and is a member of the Maryland State Bar and the Bar of the District of Columbia, as well as the Bars of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Court of Federal Claims. In addition, Eli is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and its Construction Law Section and the American Bar Association and its Forum on Construction Law. Eli is a co-author of the Contract Terminations chapter in the Maryland Construction Law Deskbook, published by the Construction Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, is a member of the faculty for the Maryland Construction Law CLE Seminar presented by the Maryland State Bar Association, and has been published in The Maryland Litigator.
Eli is married and has two sons. He is very active in civic and communal affairs and currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Heather Ridge Condominium Association.