Christopher A. Taggi

Christopher A. Taggi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Washington, DC

Asmar Schor & McKenna PLLC
 | 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: 202-244-4264
Fax: 202-686-3567
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business
    Attorney Profile

    Christopher Taggi is the Managing Member of Asmar, Schor & McKenna.  He represents nationally-known new home builders, commercial owners and developers in all phases of their operations, from contract drafting, to risk management, to litigation and dispute resolution. Mr. Taggi has an extensive amount of first-chair litigation experience, having tried over one hundred cases in various state, federal, and administrative courts. Substantively, his practice areas include alternative dispute resolution, construction defects litigation, condominium law, contracts, liability avoidance, real estate disputes, personal injury, and insurance coverage; he also has significant past experience with state and federal workers’ compensation law. He has lectured lawyers and construction industry professionals on mold litigation and strategies for minimizing and allocating risk in commercial and residential construction projects.

    About Christopher Taggi

    Admitted: 2001, Washington D.C.

    Professional Webpage: http://www.asm-law.com/attorneys/christopher-a-taggi

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America, 2017
    • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2014
    • Ranked in Construction, Chambers & Partners, 2013
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
    • "Noted Practitioner" in Construction, Chambers & Partners, 2018
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
    • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2012
    • Ranked in Construction, Chambers & Partners, 2014
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2018
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
    • Ranked in Construction, Chambers & Partners, 2012
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawerys in the District of Columbia, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2019
    • Maryland, 2001
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2000
    • Virginia, 1997
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 1997
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2007
    • District of Columbia, 2001
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2009

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, 2001

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecture, “Solving Water Intrusion and Mold Problems”, Lorman Education Services, 2014
    • Note, Back to the Drawing Board:  The Forest Service Revisits Special Use Authorizations, 2 Envtl. Law. 521 (1996)., 1996
    • Note, Environmental Appeals Board Review, 3 Envtl. Law. 559, 582-93 (1997), 1997
    • Lecture, “Solving Water Intrusion and Mold Problems”, Lorman Education Services, 2003

    Representative Clients:

    • Centex Homes
    • Pulte Home Corporation

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Participant by invitation in the American Arbitration Association's October 2014 "Construction Rules Revision Focus Group.", 2014

    Educational Background:

    • Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts, History, With Distinction in All Subjects, 1994

    Industry Groups

    • Homebuilding
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    Office Location for Christopher A. Taggi

    5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20015

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    Last Updated: 11/5/2020

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