Mr. Wagner’s practice includes the representation of owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, and subcontractors in civil litigation and government contracts disputes on both private and public construction projects. Mr. Wagner counsels clients on mechanic’s liens, payment and performance bond disputes, delay and impact claims, design errors and omissions, subcontractor disputes, and construction defect matters. Mr. Wagner also assists clients in preparing and prosecuting claims against various government agencies (local and federal), and advises clients on contract drafting and negotiation, and issues that arise during project delivery. Mr. Wagner has extensive experience on projects involving heavy civil, roads, highways, and utility work.
Prior to joining ASM, Mr. Wagner was employed by a general contractor in Arlington, Virginia where he was involved in multiple commercial and government construction projects. He also gained substantive experience working for an electrical subcontractor.
A native of the Washington, DC area, Mr. Wagner attended Gonzaga College High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business magna cum laude from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Mr. Wagner is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Mr. Wagner is a member of the Washington Building Congress, Associated Builders and Contractors Metro Washington and Chesapeake Shores chapters, and the National Utility Contractors Association.