Jeffrey Ford earns plaudits from across the US as a top-quality name for the resolution through mediation, arbitration or construction of all manner of defective construction claims.
Jeffrey A Ford is a partner in Peckar & Abramson's Dallas office. Before joining Peckar & Abramson, Mr Ford was a founding shareholder of Ford Nassen & Baldwin, PC.
Mr Ford represents contractors, developers, owners, specialty contractors and sureties in all facets of the construction process, from the preparation of contract documents, to counseling on business and legal issues that arise during projects and the resolution of disputes. He has extensive experience as a mediator and arbitrator, and is an active member of the American Arbitration Association's large complex construction case panel of construction arbitrators.
A highly proficient litigator, Mr Ford has successfully defended numerous contractors in cases involving claims of alleged defective construction. He is well versed in negotiating complex settlements of claims, both within the United States and abroad, and has prepared and negotiated major design and construction agreements for numerous high-profile projects.
Mr Ford is board certified in construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialisation.
Mr Ford is an elected fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and serves on its board of governors. He was recognised by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2013 Dallas Construction Law Lawyer of the Year. Texas Super Lawyers named him among the “top ten” attorneys in Texas in 2016 and to its “top 100 in Texas” in 2014, 2015 and 2017.