Eli Robbins

Partner

“The complexities of construction law require innovative and in-depth analyses in order to achieve the most reasonable and cost-effective results for clients.”

Eli Y. RobbinsPartner

Eli has been involved in a variety of construction projects ranging from hospitals, assisted living facilities, airports, colleges and universities, public and private schools, mass transportation, high-rise hotels and resorts, multi-family housing, commercial office buildings, retail complexes, churches, restaurants, recreation and entertainment centers, and baseball stadiums, to highways, military installations and federal/state government projects, parking garages, fiber optic and underground utility networks, and sewer and waste management systems.

Eli attended law school at the University of Baltimore, and received his law degree, with honors, in 1998. Eli also received dual Certificates of Concentration in Business Law and Public Interest Law. After law school, Eli worked at Levin & Gann, P.A., where his practice focused on representing corporate and business clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. In 2001, Eli joined Harrison Law Group where his practice is focused on the myriad of issues comprising the fields of commercial law and construction litigation.

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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 and Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

Education:

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1998
    • Staff Member – Journal of the Center for International and Comparative Law
    • Certificate of Concentration – Business Law
    • Certificate of Concentration – Public Interest Law
  • B.A., Ner Israel Rabbinical College, Talmudic Law, 1995

Bar Admissions:

  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Maryland State Courts
  • District of Columbia Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Construction Law Section, Member
  • Maryland Construction Law CLE Seminar, Faculty
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law

Publications:

  • Co-author, Contract Terminations chapter in the Maryland Construction Law Deskbook (Construction Law Section, Maryland State Bar Association, 1st ed 2012 and 2nd ed 2017)
  • Litigating Mechanics’ Liens in Maryland – A Primer (The Maryland Litigator, June, 2012)
  • The Court of Appeals has Raised the Bar for Obtaining Relief Under Maryland’s Construction Trust Fund Statute (The Maryland Litigator, February, 2019)

Awards:

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