Justin is an associate at Reed Smith in the Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group, specializing in Projects & Construction. Justin regularly represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals in a variety of public and private construction disputes. Justin also serves as project counsel on a variety of construction projects world-wide.

Justin is experienced handling all construction-related claims, including delay claims, defective construction claims, mechanic’s lien claims, bonding disputes, and differing site condition claims, among many others. Justin also negotiates and drafts construction contracts for a wide range of clients and projects.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, 2016, J.D., cum laude, CALI Award in Legal Research & Writing, CALI Award in Advanced Legal Writing: Writing in Law Practice, “Best Appellate Brief” Award, Allegheny County Council Proclamation, Energy & Environmental Law Journal Executive Editor, Energy & Mineral Law Society member, Trial Advocacy Elective Program, Constitutional Law Advisor, Phi Alpha Delta
  • Duquesne University, 2013, B.A.

  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Honorable David N. Wecht, State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania, 1 January 2015 to 1 May 2015

Awards & Recognition

  • Allegheny County Council Proclamation
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Legal Research & Writing
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Legal Writing: Writing in Law Practice
  • Best Appellate Brief in Academic Mock Appeal