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Jeffrey M. Gallant



500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1997
B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1994, Environmental and Civil Eng.,
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Michigan Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
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Jeffrey M. Gallant


Jeffrey M. Gallant is a Member in Clark Hill’s Construction Law Practice Group. His clients include general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, surveyors, surety and insurance companies, municipalities, developers, and property owners. By leveraging his civil engineering background and significant construction law experience he is uniquely qualified to assist clients to manage risk and resolve disputes involved in vertical, horizontal, marine, modular, solar/renewable energy, industrial and heavy civil construction on federal, P3, EPC, PACE, state, local, commercial and residential projects throughout the United States and abroad. He provides a complete toolbox of transactional and litigation services, ranging from negotiating contracts, managing project issues, analyzing critical path schedules, responding to Government Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) performance evaluations, utilizing alternative dispute resolution and litigating disputes. 

Jeffrey has handled nearly every imaginable type of construction dispute, including but not limited to: differing site conditions, defective specifications, pass-through claims, government interference, directed, constructive, and cardinal changes, delay/disruption/suspension claims, design-build scope of work disputes, Buy America requirements, bond claims (defending and prosecuting), prompt-pay, False Claims Act, labor disputes, force majeure events, security issues, bid protests and bid mistakes.

Jeffrey is admitted to practice in all Michigan (State and Federal) courts.  Jeffrey also has significant experience in preparing requests for equitable adjustments, federal claims and prosecuting appeals of the contracting officer’s final decision on claims pursuant to the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 to the United States Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Named among Best Lawyers in America - Construction Law by Best Lawyers (2021)
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan
Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association (BCABA)
Detroit Area Construction Association (DACA)
Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD)
Michigan Bar Association
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA)
Washtenaw Contractors Association (WCA)