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Phone: (757) 446-8617

738 Sheraton Ct.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

William Franczek


Attorney - ADR Neutral

Current Employer:

Vandeventer Black LLP

Areas of Expertise:

✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Construction
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ Energy including oil and gas
✔ Engineering ✔ Environmental
✔ Industrial ✔ Insurance
✔ International ✔ Joint Ventures
✔ Partnerships ✔ Professional Fees
✔ Professional Liability ✔ Professional Malpractice
✔ Professional Negligence ✔ Transportation
✔ Utilities


I have been a AAA arbitrator for 30 years, and also performed many mediations in the construction field over the last 15 years. I am also serving on numerous DRB's throughout the country.

Work History:

Civil Engineer for 7-8 years where I worked in the field in construction of nuclear power plants. Then obtained my law degree and work for the law firm of Vandeventer Black LLP in Norfolk, VA as a construction and government contracts lawyer, and ADR neutral. Over 35 years of experience, and worked on hundreds of ADR matters of all sizes.


Yearly training with AAA on ADR matters; training with CCA and ACCL. See ADR Resume, furnished on request.


Virginia Bar License #22907 New York Bar License #1871227 VA Professional Engineering License #0402014387 (Emeritus - not practicing) NY Professional Engineering License #055530 - not practicing


See ADR Resume, furnished on request.


AAA Large Complex Construction National Panel ICDR - AAA Construction Panel London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)


Member and/or Fellow: American College of Construction Lawyers; College of Commercial Arbitrators; ABA Forum on Construction Law (Governing Committee); Associated General Contractors of VA - General Counsel; Virginia Bar Association, Construction Law Section.


BSCE - Syracuse M.S. Environmental Science - SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry J.D. - Syracuse University College of Law


See ADR Resume for details - furnished on request.

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