Garry R. Boehlert
Garry Boehlert focuses his practice on resolving claims and disputes arising from significant infrastructure projects. He regularly assists owners, contractors, sureties, specialty subcontractors and engineering/design firms with the drafting, review and negotiation of contracts and the evaluation, negotiation and litigation of claims.
Garry is experienced in the resolution of issues that frequently arise on large construction projects, such as claims for delay, defective work, extra work, incomplete or defective design, acceleration, loss of labor productivity, equipment pricing, differing site conditions and lost profits. In addition, Garry has represented owners who have issued default terminations and contractors and sureties by converting wrongful default terminations to terminations for convenience. He has handled a myriad of accounting issues, including cost and pricing principles and standards, and has defended entities against government investigations involving alleged false claims, defective pricing and audit issues.
Garry has litigated cases in the federal and state trial and appellate courts located in more than 20 states and in several international forums. He regularly practices before Agency Boards of Contract Appeals, is familiar with various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and has successfully conducted mediations and arbitrations. He was worked with local, state, regional and federal government agencies and has successfully prosecuted and defended GAO, GSBCA, EPA and DOT protests; Small Business Administration Size Appeals; and a variety of labor matters.
Prior to entering law, Garry worked on significant infrastructure projects such as the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and bridge construction on an interstate highway, gaining hands-on construction experience.