Jeff Venzie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Exton, PA

Venzie Construction Law LLC
 | 600 Eagleview Blvd, Suite 300
Exton, PA 19341
Phone: 484-359-7201
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Vice president of Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer, Jeff Venzie represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and specifically in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in matters of construction law. This includes representing them in federal and state court proceedings for bankruptcy, commercial and construction arbitrations, mediation and mini-trials. With experience in complex cases that involve numerous parties, issues and claims, Mr. Venzie has a broad base of knowledge and skill that he passes on when helping clients in matters of counseling, litigation and risk management.

Mr. Venzie is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Tax Court, the Federal Court of Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. As a trial attorney for the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel and as a special assistant U.S. attorney, Mr. Venzie represented the IRS in the United States Tax Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court, and the Department of Justice in matters of tax litigation.

At Syracuse University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1993, when he graduated cum laude. Mr. Venzie then went on to Widener University School of Law, where he was an editorial board member of the law review and obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996 before attending Villanova University School of Law and earning a master’s of law in taxation in 2001.

Mr. Venzie is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association Panel of Construction Arbitrators and the American Bar Association. In the construction industry, he is actively involved with the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors and the Construction Financial Management Association.

Jeff Venzie is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (80%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (10%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Arbitration

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Arbitration

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Jeff Venzie

Admitted: 1996, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://198.8.33.97/AttorneyLookup/pa-attorney-info.php?id=78...

Honors/Awards:

  • Certificate of Achievement, Payment Systems, Widener University School of Law, 1995
  • Research Editor for the law review, the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, at Widener University School of Law, 1995
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Writing, Widener University School of Law, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Philadelphia Chapter (Board of Directors – Member 2012-2014; Officer/Secretary 2014-2016)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Philadelphia Chapter, officer for CFMA (Secretary) 2014-2016, and Chair of CFMA Education Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
  • American Bar Association, Member of Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and Fidelity & Surety Law Committee; Section of Litigation; and the Forum on Construction Law (Division 5 - General Contractors)
  • Chester County Bar Association, Chair of the Construction and Surety Law Section
  • Federal Court of Claims
  • United States Tax Court
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Member of American Arbitration Association Panel of Construction Arbitrators
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Article: "States Differ on CGL Policies' Coverage for Faulty Workmanship", The Contractor's Compass: Fourth Quarter, August, 2008
  • Joint Meeting of Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley and CFMA, Philadelphia Chapter, January 2012
  • The Desmond Hotel, Malvern, PA, January, 2012
  • Editorial Board Member, Law Review, Widener University School Of Law
  • ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, April 2013, February 2012, March 2011, October 2010
  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Greater Berks – Lehigh Valley Chapter, March 2011
  • Seminar: "Money Matters! Understanding the Risks and Benefits of 'Pay-When-Paid' and 'Pay-If-Paid' Provisions"
  • Seminar"Pennsylvania Lien Law Update and the Recent Decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Kvaerner Metals v. Commercial Union Ins. Co."  Presented to CFMA, Philadelphia Chapter, January, 2007
  • Article: "Owners of Corporate Entities Can Have Personal Liability to Contractors/Subcontractors Under the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act", Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Keystone Chapter Spokesman, September, 2016
  • Article: "Payment Bond Claims on Federal and State Projects", Merit Shop Spokesman, October, 2012
  • Article: "PA One Call System: Economic Loss Rule Bars Excavator From Suing Utility Company for Negligence in Marking Underground Lines", Suburban Contractors Association Newsletter, June, 2008
  • Article: "The New Era of E-Discovery", Construction Financial Management Association, Building Profits, July/August, 2007
  • Article: "The Potential Dangers of a Partial Waiver or Release of Claims and Liens", Construction Financial Management Association, Building Profits, March/April, 2006

Educational Background:

  • LL.M. in Taxation, Villanova University School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., cum laude, Syracuse University, 1993

Industry Groups

  • Construction And Surety
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Office Location for Jeff Venzie

600 Eagleview Blvd
Suite 300
Exton, PA 19341

Phone: 484-359-7201

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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