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Larry Watkins

Larry Watkins

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard PLLC, Construction Law Practice

0 years of experience

Construction Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Business Law



Larry Watkins is an Arkansas construction attorney in the Construction Law Practice Area whose primary legal practice focuses on construction contracts, litigation, arbitration, and mediation - providing counsel for local, national, and international projects. He is also an Professor of Construction Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law (ADJ). Bringing over 20 years of industry experience to the table, and as a construction attorney in Arkansas, Mr. Watkins has worked both as an attorney for a large law firm and as corporate counsel for one of the largest engineering and construction companies in the world. He has extensive legal experience with construction mediation, arbitration, litigation, consulting contracts, design agreements, construction contracts, supply agreements, project finance, construction claims, project counsel, construction business & tax matters, construction regulations, and Arkansas public-private partnership (P3s, PPPs). Prior to practicing law, Mr. Watkins was a superintendent, project engineer, project manager, and Sr. contracts manager for some of the largest construction, architecture, and engineering companies in the US. With 20+ years in the construction industry, his knowledge of and experience with all aspects of projects are an invaluable asset. Experience: - Construction contracts & design contracts for commercial, industrial, energy & infrastructure projects, ranging from $2M to $200M - design services, FEED/FEL, project finance agreements - Project partnership, JV & LLC agreements for private & public projects - Engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) contracts and EPCM contracts - Public construction project RFQs, RFPs, and contract drafts for proposals, ranging from $60M to $750M - Custom construction contracts & form agreements (e.g. AIA, ConsensusDocs, DBIA) - Construction litigation, mediation, and arbitration for commercial, energy, industrial, and infrastructure. View More ›


Rates, Retainers and Additional Information I bill on an hourly basis.

Practice Area

Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation,
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


English: Spoken, Written

Spanish: Written

Professional Experience

Arkansas Construction Attorney (Contracts, Disputes, Regulation, P3s)
Law: Construction Lawyer, Arkansas & Missouri
2012 - Current


University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of Arkansas - Little Rock

J.D. | Law

University of Arkansas - Little Rock
University of Alabama - Birmingham

M.S. | Construction Engineering (Exp. 2018)

University of Alabama - Birmingham


Arkansas Associated General Contractors

Professional Associations

State Bar of Arkansas



State Bar of Arkansas
Associated General Contractors Arkansas

Legislative Committee Member

2017 - Current

Associated General Contractors Arkansas
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)

Member, Presenter (Public-Private Partnerships in Arkansas)

2017 - Current

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)
Construction Industry Forum, American Bar Association


2013 - Current

Construction Industry Forum, American Bar Association

Websites & Blogs

Arkansas Construction Attorney Educational Site

Social Media


Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard
425 West Capitol Ave. Suite 1800 Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: (501) 688-8800
Fax: (501) 688-8807

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