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Judah Lifschitz

About the Authors

Judah Lifschitz has 30 years of experience representing clients in complex construction matters in the District of Columbia, nationally and internationally. Based in Washington, D.C., he is Co-President of Shapiro, Lifschitz and Schram, P.C. He has represented public and private owners; regional, national and international contractors; construction managers; and subcontractors. He has published and lectured extensively on construction and government contracts topics for various groups; and has served on the construction law faculty of the Washington College of Law of American University.

Mr. Lifschitz has been involved in construction projects of all types including buildings, heavy highway, industrial, power, hospitals, sports facilities, subway systems, waste water treatment, and military. He has represented clients in the Washington, D.C., area on many high profile projects including Orioles Park, Ravens Stadium, the Washington D.C. Convention Center, Redskins Stadium, numerous WMATA subway projects, the Smithsonian Museum, various road and airport projects, the National Aquarium, and many hospital and university projects.

Mr. Lifschitz is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School, and received his B.A., magna cum laude from Yeshiva College. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars and is admitted to practice before various federal courts across the country, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has tried cases and handled mediations and ADR proceedings across the country. Mr. Lifschitz has an AV rating and has been designated as a Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

Alexis Lockshin

Alexis Lockshin is an associate in the construction litigation department at Shapiro, Lifschitz and Schram, P.C. Ms. Lockshin’s practice focuses on construction-related matters and general commercial litigation, including matters involving local and national construction contractors and subcontractors, design professionals, as well as owners and sureties.
Ms. Lockshin is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, where she was an associate editor on the Journal of Health Care Law and Policy. She received her B.A. from the Indiana University-Bloomington. Ms. Lockshin is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland State and Federal Bars.