Womble Carlyle Charleston Office Partner Allen Gibson was a co-presenter of the topic “Sticky Issues in Arbitration” at the NC/SC Joint Construction Law program From Handshake to Payment: Navigating the Legal Landscape of the Modern Construction Project from Drafting Agreements to Litigating Disputes on Saturday, September 23, 2017. 

The event was planned by the NCBA Construction Law Section in conjunction with the South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section

Program topics included: 

  • Late Disclosures of Conflicts
  • Non-Payment of Deposits
  • In-Camera Privilege Review
  • Independent Legal (or Related) Research by the Arbitrator
  • Functus Officio
  • Witness Unavailability

C. Allen Gibson, Jr. has more than 30 years of trial experience in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings. He represents a wide variety of businesses involved in the construction industry including owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and sureties. Gibson has extensive experience negotiating contracts on behalf of his clients. In addition, he provides advice and counsel on dispute resolution, payment claims, delay claims and other issues impacting construction projects. He also represents manufacturers who supply products to the construction industry. Gibson is an active mediator and arbitrator of construction disputes and has provided these services for parties throughout the country.