Kathy Barnes

Senior Partner at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP

Kathy Barnes

Kathy Barnes

Senior Partner at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP

Biography

Kathy Barnes’s practice focuses on domestic and international construction contracting and federal government contracts. Kathy counsels and advises contractors, design engineering firms, construction managers and owners in all phases of industrial, power, civil, transportation and commercial construction in the United States and overseas. For more than 20 years, Kathy has represented clients at every stage of complex construction dispute resolution including claim preparation, negotiation and other informal ADR procedures, mediation, arbitration and litigation in both federal and state courts. As an experienced construction litigator, Kathy also has represented clients in multi-party and other complex disputes in both international and domestic arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association, JAMS and the International Chamber of Commerce.

Kathy has an active government contracts practice and counsels contractors and design engineers on a broad range of issues involved in government contract administration and compliance. She also has extensive experience litigating bid protests and government contract claims, having successfully represented her clients with claims involving research and development, information technology procurements and contracts for military and other applications. Kathy also is highly skilled in litigating and managing contractor claims for equitable adjustment and government claims of defective design and construction, false claims act violations and violation of cost accounting standards before state and federal Boards of Contract Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims.

Kathy also has a successful practice defending clients in multi-million dollar business torts actions in state and federal court, including claims of unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, intentional interference with contracts and business relations and fraud.

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Chief Executive Officer at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Treasurer & Director at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Treasurer & Director at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Director & Vice President at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Former Director at DLT Solutions LLC

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Executive Vice President, Chief Legal & Administrative Officer at Tegna, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Paul-Tittle Search Group

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Board Member at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Board Member at Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc.

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Senior Partner at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP
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Watt Tieder provides practical and world-wide legal representation to the construction, surety and government contracts industries.

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Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc. offers teen counseling & shelter services. It provides emergency shelter, counseling, community-based programs, assistance to young mothers, homeless initiative and family counseling services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

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$1,000 +
2012

Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc. offers teen counseling & shelter services. It provides emergency shelter, counseling, community-based programs, assistance to young mothers, homeless initiative and family counseling services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

$1,000 +
2010

Abused & Homeless Children's Refuge, Inc. offers teen counseling & shelter services. It provides emergency shelter, counseling, community-based programs, assistance to young mothers, homeless initiative and family counseling services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

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