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Philip R. Croessmann

Philip R. Croessmann

Croessmann & Westberg, PC

41 years of experience

Environmental Law, Insurance Claims, Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Arbitration & Mediation



Mr. Croessmann is a senior partner at Croessmann & Westberg, P.C. He has more than 30 years of experience in private practice, representing architects, engineers, contractors and owners in all aspects of their business. He has been involved in every stage of risk management, from drafting and negotiating contracts, setting-up record keeping procedures, project accounting, FAR compliance, scheduling and mapping out overall strategies for claim management. He has also advised many A/E firms and contractors on their business including ownership transition, M&A, and business strategies. Mr. Croessmann serves as Outside General Counsel for several companies including MWH Constructors, an international company with over $500M in revenues, where he is a member of the C-Suite. He advises business on how to manage their growth from the $100M range to over $500M. His areas of knowledge include corporate governance, risk management and regulatory compliance. Previously, Mr. Croessmann served as a lobbyist and deputy general counsel for the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC. Representative Cases: 1. Negotiated a Construction Management at Risk contract with a public agency for construction of a 100 million dollar Water Treatment Plant in Florida. 2. Prepared and assisted in negotiating several claims and change orders under a design build contract on an 87 million dollar modernization of a waste water treatment plant in Tacoma Washington. 3. Drafted and pursued a delay and inefficiency claim against the Maryland State Transportation Authority. 4. Defended an architect in a claim involving the observation tower on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Washington D.C. 5. Defended a structural engineer in a claim by the Argentine Navy for settlement damage caused by sheeting and shoring system in Washington D.C. 6. Successfully defended a Securities Fraud case in U.S. District Court and the subsequent appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeal. View More ›

Practice Area

Environmental Law
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance,
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law,
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation,
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration,


English: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Senior Partner
Croessmann & Westberg


Syracuse University College of Law

J.D. | Law

Syracuse University College of Law
University of Oregon

B. Arch | Architecture

University of Oregon


Distinguished Leadership Award
AIA No. Va. Chapter
Recognition of Service to the Chapter
AIA No. Va. Chapter

Professional Associations

Washington State Bar # 16896


1987 - Current

Washington State Bar  # 16896

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Croessmann & Westberg
8000 Towers Crescent Dr #1575 Vienna, VA 22182
Telephone: (703) 483-3550

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