Andrew H. Vance

Areas of Practice

Construction Law      

Professional Experience

In 2002, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals significantly expanded the rights of all construction contractors in a case argued by Mr. Vance. In Gladwynne Construction Co. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Maryland courts adopted for the first time the Eichleay formula which allows a contractor to recover home office overhead costs during delay.

Personal Information

Education

  • National Law Center, George Washington University, J.D., 1986
  • University of Maryland, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 1983
  • Member Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Bar Admission

  • Maryland, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1988

Published Articles

  • “Who Needs a Construction Attorney Anyhow?” Baltimore County Chamber Newsletter, September 2000
  • “Managing Risks as a Contractor,” The Business Monthly, September 2000
  • “Between A Rock and A Hard Place: Life As a Contractor,” The Business Monthly, March 2002.
  • “Managing Risks: Dealing with the ‘Overnight’ Corporation,” The Daily Record, August 2000.

Additional Information

  • Assistant Professor; Contracts and General Law, Villa Julie College (1996 – Present)
  • Frequent presenter at industry lecture series sponsored by Associated Builders and Contractors, and Independent Electrical Contractors, addressing contract issues from pre-bid through the resolution of contract disputes.
  • Lecturer at Association of School Business Officials