David Arkell brings more than 35 years of Construction Law experience to Denver law firm
(Denver, Colo., January 7, 2015) - Denver law firm Moye White LLP announced that J. David Arkell has joined the firm as a partner, effective January 2. He will be a member of the firm’s Construction Group as well as its recently-formed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Group.
Formerly a partner with Faegre Baker Daniels, Arkell is a prominent construction attorney who has been practicing Construction Law for more than 35 years. He has extensive experience helping construction clients successfully resolve disputes through litigation, arbitration and mediation, as well as drafting and negotiating construction-related contracts of all types.
“We are delighted to welcome David Arkell to Moye White,” said Construction Group Chair Carrie Rodgers. “As one of Colorado’s preeminent construction attorneys and a leader in the construction industry, securing David’s services is certainly a major benefit for our firm and its clients.”
Arkell advises owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and sureties on planning and dispute avoidance, as well as dispute resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. He drafts and negotiates construction contracts and other documents for both private and public construction projects. Arkell arbitrates and mediates construction disputes as a trained and experienced neutral decision maker or facilitator. Due to his extensive expertise in construction contracts and disputes, he has been appointed as a special master by a District Court Judge, and has been engaged as an expert witness in construction issues.
Arkell has been the recipient of numerous honors over the years, including Denver Best Lawyers Construction Lawyer of the Year, 2012. He has been honored multiple times for his achievements in Construction Law by The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.
Arkell is active in construction-related professional organizations, locally and nationally. Among past and current leadership positions, he is an active member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Colorado Legal Advisory Committee, a past member of the AGC Board of Directions, Past President of both the AGC of Colorado Associate Council and Professionals for Colorado Construction Council.
Arkell is a member of the American Arbitration Association National Construction Industry Arbitration Panels for Regular and Large Complex Cases, as well as a member of the AAA’s Colorado Panel of Mediators.
About Moye White LLP
Moye White is a Denver-based business law firm serving clients throughout the United States and internationally. The firm provides legal representation across a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, offering strategic, business-oriented counsel to public, private, and governmental clients in complex business and real estate transactions and disputes. As one of the first Denver law firms to achieve B Corp certification, Moye White meets rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. For more information, please visit moyewhite.com or contact Managing Partner Thomas List at 303-292-2900 or