Shannon J. Briglia

Shannon J. Briglia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Vienna, VA

Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP
 | 1950 Old Gallows Road, Suite 750
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703-506-1990
Fax: 703-506-1140
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (70%),
  • Surety (30%)
Attorney Profile

Shannon J. Briglia is a partner with the construction law firm of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP, where she concentrates her practice in the resolution of public and private construction disputes.  Ms. Briglia frequently represents sureties but also has a thriving practice representing owners, contractors and subcontractors.  Her 30 plus years of experience in the construction industry includes representing clients in federal and state court trials and appeals, arbitration, mediation and before commissions and boards of contract appeal.  Ms. Briglia is a member of the American Bar Association, Forum on Construction, in addition to the Public Contract Law Section and the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee.  She is an active member of the Virginia State Bar's Construction and Public Contracts Section, and past Chair of the Board of Governors.  Ms. Briglia is the past chair of the Defense Research Institute's Fidelity & Surety Law Steering Committee and the past Secretary of the Virginia Bar Association's Council on Construction and Public Contracts.

About Shannon Briglia

Admitted: 1987, Virginia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Member, Board of Directors of Virginia State Bar Construction and Public Contracts Law SectionMember, ABA Forum on ConstructionMember, ABA TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law CommitteeMember, International Association of Defense Counsel

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-authored and presented paper entitled:  "Lessons Learned:  How the 1997 Revisions to A201 Have Fared After 10 Years" at symposium on the new 2007 AIA Documents in New York City and San Antonio, Texas.  "Terms Employed in the Construction Project," Chapter in The Construction Project: Phases, People, Terms, Paperwork, Processes, American Bar Association, March 2006, co-author.  Virginia Chapter, Performance Bond Manual, American Bar Association, January 2006.  "Public Works Projects," Chapter in Bond Default Manual (3rd ed. 2005), American Bar Association, co-author.  Payment Bond Manual, Virginia Chapter, American Bar Association, 1995 and 2005.  "New Restrictions on the Surety's Right to Pursue Overpayments," Surety Claims Institute Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 1 at 6, January 200.  "Surety's Right to Settle Its Principal's Claims," Under Construction, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, March 2004.  "Virginia," Chapter in State Public Construction Law Sourcebook on Construction Contracting, American Bar Association, 2001.  Co-author, "The Grey Areas of Default Revisited," The Brief, American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 27, No. 1 at 33, Fall 1997., ABA Forum On Construction

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Surety
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Office Location for Shannon J. Briglia

1950 Old Gallows Road
Suite 750
Vienna, VA 22182

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Last Updated: 2/11/2019

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