Ericson P. Kimbel is a partner in Burleson LLP’s Pittsburgh office. His practice is focused on construction and litigation capabilities for companies operating in the Appalachian Basin, nationwide and internationally.
Kimbel, who has practiced law for more than 15 years, is well versed in construction law and mechanic’s lien law, energy-related construction litigation, nuclear energy construction litigation, pipeline construction litigation, commercial and contract litigation, transactional and bankruptcy matters, defense of OSHA violations, prosecution of Department of Transportation claims, federal government contracting matters, and procurement claims and disputes.
His background includes litigating multi-million dollar matters related to the construction of a nuclear fuel conversion facility, negotiating and settling multi-million dollar requests for equitable adjustments, including international procurement disputes and subcontractor claims, and navigating mechanics’ lien law claims in unsettled areas of lien law.
Kimbel routinely counsels subcontractors, contractors, design-builders, and construction managers during all phases of construction projects in both the public and the private sectors on commercial, institutional, highway, nuclear energy, and oil and gas projects.
He has represented clients in complex construction cases involving project delays, disruptions, and inefficiencies, and is experienced in prosecuting and defending mechanic’s liens, bond claims, and payment claims. He also negotiates and drafts construction contracts of all types.
Kimbel is actively involved in various professional associations, and he speaks and writes on numerous issues related to the construction industry. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and his Master's degree in public and international affairs, and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.