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Gentry Locke’s Brett Marston appointed to American Arbitration Association Construction Panel

ROANOKE, Va. (January 9, 2020) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Partner K. Brett Marston has been selected by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to serve as an arbitrator on its Construction Panel. In addition to his role at the firm, Marston will handle AAA arbitration on construction-industry disputes.

“Brett has deep experience in construction law and he will be a thoughtful and efficient arbitrator,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Monica Taylor Monday.

The not-for-profit American Arbitration Association® (AAA®)-International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR®) is the largest private global provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the world. The AAA-ICDR aims to move even the most complicated, multi-faceted cases through mediation and arbitration fairly and cost effectively, with the goal of getting parties back to business as soon as possible. The AAA-ICDR Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators is composed of distinguished former judges and leaders in the legal and business communities with industry-specific knowledge and expertise.

Marston chairs the firm’s Construction Law practice group and has extensive experience in construction contract negotiations and preparation, payment disputes, mechanic’s liens, bond claims, construction defects, delay claims, insurance and OSHA matters. He handles significant construction matters in federal and state courts, arbitration and mediation for general contractors, subcontractors, owners, design professionals and suppliers. Marston was inducted into the Virginia Law Foundation Fellows Class of 2019, and is consistently selected for inclusion in the annual Virginia Super Lawyers list, has consecutively made their Virginia “Top 10” and “Top 100” lists, and has thrice been named Roanoke Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law by The Best Lawyers in America. Marston was named to the 2018 class of “Leaders in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D., with distinction, from the George Mason University School of Law.

About Gentry Locke

With more than 60 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations and individuals—a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Virginia, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States, as well as worldwide as a member firm of the ALFA International Legal Network. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring www.gentrylocke.com.

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